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Memories of a Mental Nurse

3.6  ·  Rating details ·  35 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
The poignant and often amusing recollections of a mental health nurse from the first step on to the ward to the closing of the hospital.
Kindle Edition, 278 pages
Published December 1st 2011 (first published July 20th 2011)
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Hazel Went
Apr 13, 2016 rated it liked it
The content of this book is interesting, but the grammar is shocking. I almost gave up on this book simply because I found the writing so poor. Have publishers not heard of proof readers? Perhaps the problem is that I read the kindle version, but this is no excuse. I would have given the book another star had the text been proof read.
Saying that, I persevered (with much muttering and grumbling, and a significant increase in blood pressure) and appreciated gaining an understanding of 70s mental
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Jackie Faichney
Apr 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Excellent read.

This book was written from the perspective of a Charge Nurse who worked in various psychiatric hospitals. It is written with compassion and sensitivity. Robert isn't afraid to tell of his own shortcomings when he made mistakes. This endeared me to him and he comes across as a thoroughly likeable chap. Really enjoyed this book.
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