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Still a nurse at 81 years old

Aileen Coomber Photo: ITV News Meridian

She's a great grandmother and at 81 years old, Aileen Coomber is still working as a nurse for the NHS at a mental health recovery unit in Worthing.

15-year old nursing assistant in 1953 Credit: Family photo

Aileen started her career as a mental health nurse five years after the National Health Service was set up in 1948.

This year the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary.

We are marking the occasion with stories of inspirational people like Aileen.

  • Click on the link below to see the full report by Tom Savvides