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A Nurse's Story

A Nurse's Story

My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis, 6 Audio CDs Included

by Louise Curtis and Sarah Johnson
CD-Audio
Publication Date: 01/12/2020

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Moving, honest and inspiring – this is a nurse’s story of life in a busy A&E department during the Covid-19 crisis.

Working in A&E is a challenging job but nurse Louise Curtis loves it. She was newly qualified as an advanced clinical practitioner, responsible for life or death decisions about the patients she saw, when the unthinkable happened and the country was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The stress on the NHS was huge and for the first time in her life, the job was going to take a toll on Louise herself.

In A Nurse’s Story she describes what happened next, as the trickle of Covid patients became a flood. And just as tragically, staff in A&E were faced with the effects of lockdown on society. They worried about their regulars, now missing, and saw an increase in domestic abuse victims and suicide attempts as loneliness hit people hard. By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this book shines a light on the compassion and dedication of hospital staff during such dark times.

ISBN:
9781529062397
9781529062397
Category:
Autobiography: general
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
01-12-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
6
Dimensions (mm):
134x146mm
Weight:
0.2kg
Louise Curtis

Louise Curtis is an advanced clinical practitioner at an A&E in a major trauma centre. She was a nurse in the emergency department for just under eight years, working both as a staff nurse and deputy sister.

She has volunteered abroad in South Africa, Thailand, Uganda and Ethiopia, caring for disabled orphans, HIV, and trauma patients.

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