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Sikh Matron

From the temple to the hospital Kartar Singh is a leading practitioner of Sikhism.

Magazine and Review show 1985 8 mins

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Kartar Surinder Singh describes the Sikhs as travellers and it is that spirit of discovery and adventure that has brought him via Malaysia to a nursing role in a hospital in West Bromwich. He is a nurse manager, a role still then popularly known as a matron, and also a preacher at the Sikh temple in nearby Dudley. This profile for the Here and Now series reveals that his is the only Asian family in the large village of Kinver in Staffordshire, where he continues his pioneering zeal.