It Won't Hurt a Bit: Nursing Tales from the Swinging Sixties

It Won't Hurt a Bit: Nursing Tales from the Swinging Sixties

by JaneYeadon (Author)


When Jane Yeadon decided that she wanted to become a nurse, the Swinging Sixties had arrived in style. But before her training the nearest she got to anything swinging was the udder of the cow on their farm in the north-east of Scotland. It was time to leave for the bright lights and some modern life. It Won't Hurt a Bit is the story of Jane's journey from the farm she loved and the schoolwork she hated through to her nurse training and the many adventures along the way. It's a warm, funny and affectionate memoir from a simpler time as Jane and her new friends tackle the ups and downs of a gruelling three-year training, some scary matrons and a variety of challenging patients and their relatives. All to the backdrop of the fabulous Swinging Sixties.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publisher: Black and White Publishing
Published: 30 Sep 2010

ISBN 10: 1845023099
ISBN 13: 9781845023096

Author Bio
Jane Yeadon trained in Aberdeen as a nurse. Following further training in Belfast and Edinburgh, she went on to become a district nurse.