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Published September, 2013
By Evelyn Prentis
Publisher: Paragon
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After working as a nurse for thirty years, Evelyn left the hospital to become a full-time Matron at The Lodge, a home for elderly ladies of reduced circumstances. Evelyn's job was nothing like that of the matrons she had known and feared in the past. This memoir is about her years as a Matron.

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Published August, 2013
By Anne Watts
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In the early 1960s, the author, a newly qualified nurse, set sail for Canada to work in the frozen north of the country, among the indigenous inuit people. Anne later headed for Alice Springs in the Australian outback. In this title, she tells what it was like to be a nurse and midwife among a tough cattle-ranching community.

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Published June, 2013
By Evelyn Prentis
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At the end of the Second World War, as husbands came back to Civvy Street, their wives had the luxury of staying at home with the children. For a short while at least. Evelyn Prentis soon realised she had to find part-time work to make ends meet, and to her astonishment she was offered part-time hours at her old hospital.

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Published February, 2013
By Evelyn Prentis
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Desperate circumstances were something the author had to get used to when she began her life as a nurse. This title offers an account of those days of dedication and hardship, when never-ending night shifts, strict sisters and permanent hunger ruled life, and joy was to be found in a late-night pass and a packet of Woodbines.

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Published September, 2012
By John Lewis-Stempel
Publisher: Paragon
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Tells the story of James Herriot's formative years at veterinary college in Glasgow in the 1930s.

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Published October, 2011
By Jennifer Craig
Publisher: Paragon
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Based on the author's own experiences, this title tells the story of one young nurse who enters training in 1952 and eventually progresses to become ward sister.

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Published May, 2011
By Anne Watts
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Anne Watts grew up in a village in north Wales in the 1940s. She trained as a nurse and midwife, joined the Save the Children Fund and was posted to Vietnam in 1967. Here, Anne was faced with a vision of hell that her training couldn't prepare her for.

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Published December, 2010
By Tom Reynolds
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Tom Reynolds is an Emergency Medical Technician, more commonly known as an ambulance driver. This book tells his remarkable story.

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Published August, 2010
By Tom Reynolds
Publisher: Paragon
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Tom Reynolds is an Emergency Medical Technician who works for the London Ambulance Service in East London. He has kept a blog of his daily working life since 2003 and his writing is, by turns, moving, cynical, funny, heart-rending & compassionate.

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Published July, 2010
By Diane Atkinson
Publisher: Paragon
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When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie was a 30-year-old divorcee dressed in leathers, and Mairi was an 18-year-old mechanic. Little did they know, theirs was to become one of the most extraordinary stories of the First World War.

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