A wonderful review for my latest release, A History of Nursing. Read it in full HERE When I think about the name Calamity Jane, I think Doris Day and musical theatre. I would not have made reference to her nursing capabilities. Reading about the lesser known nurses in history, and how registration came into … Continue reading A 5* Review to cheer me up!
I've never had a Foreword before! Many thanks to author and historian Sharon Bennett Connolly whose paperback, Heroines of the Medieval World, is also out tomorrow (Image ©Louise Wyatt) Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) was a nurse before she was an author, albeit for a very short time - one month to be … Continue reading A History of Nursing with Louisa May Alcott & Sharon Bennett Connolly!
If this cover doesn't draw you in, I don't know what will When Catia, the young daughter of a tribal king is kidnapped by a warband of Saxons, the tribe's Druid, Bellicus, sets off in hot pursuit to resuce her. It becomes clear her kidnapping is not random and there is a much darker reason … Continue reading Book Review – The Druid by Steven A. McKay
Well, after finishing Book No.4 and now sent off to my editor, my Masters Essay No.1 for my day job passed and Essay No.2 started, I can now finally breathe a bit and get excited about my Nursing book as I really enjoyed writing this one. I'm also off sick at work due to … Continue reading History of Nursing Release in 8 days!
My head is spinning but very excited for the forthcoming release of A History of Nursing next month. My Monmouth book deadline is fast approaching but at least I have managed to submit the essay on my nursing Specialist Practitioner Qualification course a week early. My OCD of finishing promptly wouldn't allow it another way! … Continue reading History of Nursing to market, Secret Monmouth to submit, one nurse essay down, one to go …
From Ancient Roman Matrons to Florence Nightingale via Hildegarde von Bingen and Abbess Euphemia, get to know women who have helped to shape nursing since antiquity and how St Basil recognised the need for learning about health. Read how belief systems, The Normans, The Renaissance and The Reformation shaped nursing care; how … Continue reading New Year, New Book, New Book Cover!