Cambridge neonatal nurse retires after 50 years of service

A neonatal nurse who has dedicated 50 years to caring for thousands of newborn babies has retired.

Maylin Gosling, from Bury St Edmunds, has spent the final 10 years of her career at the Rosie Hospital, a specialist maternity unit in Cambridge.

“I don’t really want to go, but I have achieved my aim of 50 years in nursing. It’s time to retire,” she said.

Ms Gosling has worked in neonatal care since 1972, having started as a midwife aged 18.

Mary King, lead nurse on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, said: “Maylin has devoted her nursing career to neonatal care and is hugely respected and admired.

“She has been an outstanding part of the team on NICU for many years and has helped thousands of families through difficult times in her 50-year career as a nurse.

“She will be much missed by her colleagues who wish her a very happy retirement.”