‘What is your name?’ she asks, staring at me.
‘Jennifer Ross, Sister. Well, Nurse Ross, you are dressed in the uniform of a nurse from the Leeds General Infirmary. Such a uniform is not worn with a cardigan. Take it off at once.’
‘Yes Sister.’ I can feel my face turn red.
A trainee nurse in the 1950s had a lot to bear. In Jennifer Craig’s enchanting memoir, we meet these…
By Jennifer Craig
ISBN 10 : 9780091937959
ISBN 13 : 0091937957
"This nostalgic gem follows Jennifer Craig's journey as a trainee nurse at Leeds General Infirmary in the 1950s. We see the camerarderie of the girls as they get to grips with stri..
ISBN 10 : 1859835309
ISBN 13 : 9781859835302
Based on the author's own experiences, this is the fascinating story of one young nurse who enters training in 1952 and eventually progresses to become ward sister...
ISBN 10 : 9780679767084
ISBN 13 : 0679767088
An honest look at growing up as an African-American female in the inner city offers an account of the tense relationship that exists between African-American women and men, the Bla..
ISBN 10 : 1433112205
ISBN 13 : 9781433112201
When founded in 1911, Connecticut College for Women was a pioneering women’s college that sought to prepare the progressive era’s «new woman» to be self-sufficient. Despite a..
ISBN 10 : 0956293808
ISBN 13 : 9780956293800
Of Sluices and Sisters: Anecdotes of Student Nurses at a London Teaching Hospital Follows the trials and tribulations of a set of student nurses training at an elitist Teaching Hos..
ISBN 10 : 9781447282631
ISBN 13 : 1447282639
'Our childhood came to an end when our parents parted and from then on Jennifer was placed in the impossible position of having to be a parent to me, her sister. I shall always be ..
ISBN 10 : 9781250010728
ISBN 13 : 1250010721
In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has ..