Sisters Of The East End by Helen Batten [epub]
epub | 1.06 MB | English | Isbn:B00D8X52YA |
Author: Helen Batten | PAge: 322 | Year: 2013
Heart-warming tales of nursing and midwifery from the Sisters who worked with Jennifer Worth.
‘A second’s silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen … A baby, a real live baby, another human life had entered the world. It didn’t seem possible and yet I had witnessed it with my very own eyes.’
Born into a happy working-class North London family in the mid-twentieth century, Katie is determined to ‘do something’ with her life. Working in the impoverished East End in the 1950s, she meets the Sisters of St John the Divine – a community of nuns dedicated to nursing and midwifery. The Sisters have been present at births, cared for the sick and laid out the dead of the East Enders for a hundred years, and Katie soon joins them to start her journey to becoming Sister Catherine Mary.
As a nurse and midwife,…
Category:Pediatric & Neonatal Nursing, Nurse & Patient, Maternity & Women’s Health Nursing