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NURSE? THAT'S ME!: The true story of how mad pranks, mischief and mayhem almost cost a student nurse her career. [Kindle Edition]

Fiona Galbraith , John McIlwain
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Nurse?That's Me? is the story of Fiona Galbraith’s hugely eccentric journey as a student nurse in the 1960s: from the trembling novice who tiptoes into a weird world full of men in pyjamas, to the confident blue-belt capable of running a busy ward. Professionally written, it's a highly entertaining read, packed with hard-to-believe-but-true events.

So why eccentric, you may ask. The problem is that, along the way, Fiona discovers another talent...as the hospital's arch-practical joker. War is declared with the housemen, not to mention the local police...who give as good as they get. Mischief, mimicry and revenge inevitably lead to a climax of big, big trouble.

Nurse? That's Me! chattily takes the reader into several worlds: of Olympian hard work and matchless patient care; of death and tragedy; of bullying and character assassination unimaginable today. But there's also the world of mayhem: bubble cars in bandages, weeks of water fights, manure on doorsteps, tortoises in teashops, surgical silliness, wind-up phone calls, policeman pranksters and more.

But Nurse? That's Me! is about far, far more than the high jinks: Fiona Galbraith also has a lot to say about both the joy of nursing and the true care of patients.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 829 KB
  • Print Length: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Abbey W S Publishing; 1 edition (27 July 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00M6XKY7S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #65,551 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great gripping read 26 May 2015
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This has to be one of the best "Nurse" accounts I have read. I've had some late nights wanting to read more before my eyes finally commanded me to put the book down. The tales being told are compassionate, moving and fun. Some Carry on/Doctor in the House moments and some touching, sad tales too. I just can't recommend this book too highly.
Thank you Fiona
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5.0 out of 5 stars A pleasure to read 16 Nov. 2014
By mojo
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as a nurse who trained in the sixties this brought back many memories, it is true to life as it was in those days training as a student nurse ,hard work but very rewarding and a very different training to nurses of today. I would recommend all nurses who trained in that era to read this book it has lots of humour which was appreciated.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, absolutely loved it 11 May 2015
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Brilliant, absolutely loved it, I couldn't put it down, it brought back so many memories and having been there at about the same time as Fiona I could identify the people and wards!! I wish my memory was as good!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Happy Days 3 Mar. 2015
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I enjoyed reading this, brought back memories of Nursing in the "old days"
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 14 Aug. 2015
By Marion
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Enjoying the read as it brings back memories as I trained as a nurse inthe60s.
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