Hazard, Mary Sixty Years a Nurse

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Sixty Years a Nurse

 
9780008118372: Sixty Years a Nurse

When 18-year-old Mary Hazard touched down in post-war Putney to begin her nurse’s training, she could never have known that it was the beginning of a colourful career that would still be going 60 years later – one of the longest ever serving NHS nurses.

For Mary, raised in a strict convent in rural south Ireland, working in her first London hospital was a shocking and life-changing experience. Against a backdrop of ongoing rationing and poverty, she saw for the first time the horrors of disease, the heart-breaking outcomes of failed abortions – and faced the genuine shock of seeing a man naked for the first time!

60 Years a Nurse follows the dramas and emotions as Mary found her feet during those early years. From the firm friends she made under the ever-watchful gaze of Matron and the sisters, to the eclectic mix of Londoners she strove to care for; the Teddy Boys she danced with and the freedom of living away from home; and her own burgeoning love story, as extraordinary as it was romantic – these are the funny and heartwarming moments that helped Mary to follow her dream.

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Mary Hazard is an extraordinarily energetic 79-year-old, living in London. One of the longest serving nurses/health professionals in the NHS, she only recently and reluctantly retired from her job in her local GP’s surgery and now devotes her time to her family and her Jack Russell Terrier.

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