The Best Medicine: The True Story of a Nurse who became a Doctor in the 1950s Paperback – 6 Jun 2013
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A heartwarming memoir about a nurse who trains to be a doctor in the 1950s
About the Author
Vivian Georgina Edwards, or Georgie as she became known, was born in 1927 and grew up in Acton. She trained to be a nurse at University College Hospital, before studying to become a doctor at St Bartholomew's. She also worked at and Whipp's Cross Hospital, spent time in general practice in Hackney, and later built a career in Public Health. Today, at 85 years old, Georgie lives in Lewes, East Sussex.
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Very interesting true story of one woman's battle against sexism to achieve her dream.Published 12 months ago by Jimg
Well written and informative, certainly worth the cost and a book I think I will read over and over againPublished 18 months ago by V. Hill
I enjoyed this book and learned a lot from reading it. Would definitely recommend it to others! Very well written.Published 19 months ago by Mandy Evans