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A Nurse in Time: my life as a trainee nurse in the 1930s

‘The book is a lovely canter through the training of a nurse in the 1930s, with tons of nostalgia – the joy at her discovering her first electric light switches at the Nottingham Hospital where she worked, the hatred of wearing “combinations”, an unfashionable style of lingerie for the time and the importance of how to get noticed by boys and get asked out on dates – and then how to get out of – or back in – nursing quarters outside of “off duty” hours.’

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