The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Stories of Life, Death and Hope

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Stories of Life, Death and Hope

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Christie Watson spent twenty years working as a nurse, and in this intimate, poignant and remarkably powerful book, she opens the doors of the hospital and shares its secrets. She takes us by her side down hospital corridors to visit the wards and the patients who are unforgettable.

In the smallest of actions, the most undervalued of professions provides the most vital care and kindness. All of us will touch illness in our lifetime, and we will all depend upon the support and dignity that nurses offer us in our most vulnerable moments; yet these women and men who form the vanguard of our health service remain largely behind the scenes and publicly unsung. Through the stories in this book comes an understanding of what we must value most dearly--the urgency of care and compassion.

In this age of fear, hate and division, Christie Watson, an award-winning novelist as well as a nurse, has written a book that reminds us of all that we share, and of what it is to be human.

ISBN: 9780385690287

Published Date: January 1, 2019

Publisher: Anchor Canada

Language: English

Page Count: 325

Size: 7.99" l x 5.19" w x 0.75" h