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Nursing Through The Years : Care And Compassion At The Royal London Hospital - Bellman / Boase / Rogers / Stuchfield

Nursing Through The Years

Care And Compassion At The Royal London Hospital

Paperback Published: 30th April 2019
ISBN: 9781526748461
Number Of Pages: 227

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Nursing has always been a challenging but rewarding profession. As part of the core healthcare team, nurses take responsibility for the care they provide to patients, displaying both compassion and discipline in their daily work. Demanding professions require rigorous training, and nursing is no exception.

As the real story to Call the Midwife, Nursing Through the Years is a unique book that spans eight decades to reveal the fascinating lives of nurses who trained and worked at The Royal London Hospital, serving the community of the East End of London. Having interviewed over 85 nurses, whose experiences span from the 1940s to the 2000s, this important account captures the memories of their time at The Royal London. Exploring each decade, the extent to which nursing has developed and changed, and the highs and lows of training to be a nurse in a renowned teaching hospital are recalled in detail.

It is a treasure chest of recollections which are informative, entertaining, inspiring, enlightening and also controversial, often challenging the myths and misconceptions that continue to surround nursing today.

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About the Author

The co-authors of Nursing Through the Years all trained at The London and are members of the League of Nurses. Their career development encompasses clinical, community and academic work within the UK and beyond, including Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan and the USA. They feel privileged to have undertaken the project and to have produced the book, the prized outcome of their collaboration.

ISBN: 9781526748461
ISBN-10: 1526748460
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 227
Published: 30th April 2019
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.57

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