The First Nurse: Ethel Bedford Fenwick

The life of Ethel Bedford Fenwick, written by Jenny Main, is a biography of one of the Nineteenth Century’s major reformers to whom the nursing profession owes an eternal debt of gratitude. Ethel was born Ethel Gordon Manson in the Morayshire town of Elgin in 1857. Unusually for someone of that era, Ethel had an…


Genre: British history, Health, Librario, Medicine, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Barts, Elgin, International Congress of Nurses, Nursing, Reform, St Bartholomew’s, State Registered Nurses

Where’s The Nurse?

Where’s The Nurse? is an entertaining, warm and true story of a long nursing career. Margaret Stewart began training in Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1960 and her story follows the ups and downs of life nursing in Glasgow and Aberdeen. The author tells of patients; old Mr Hickey who sharpens the blade of his cut-throat…


Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Medicine, Non-fiction
Subjects: Healthcare, Illness, medicine, Nursing