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Sisters of the East End: A 1950s Nurse and Midwife


Heart-warming tales of nursing and midwifery from the Sisters who worked with Jennifer Worth.

‘A second’s silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen … A baby, a real live baby, another human life had entered the world. It didn’t seem possible and yet I had witnessed it with my very own eyes.’

Born into a happy working-class North London family in the mid-twentieth century, Katie is determined to ‘do something’ with her life. Working in the…


Sisters Of The East End

Pub Date : 2013-09-26 | Author : Helen Batten | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448175642
ISBN 13 : 144817564X

Heart-warming tales of nursing and midwifery from the Sisters who worked with Jennifer Worth. ‘A second’s silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I ha..


Yes Sister No Sister

Pub Date : 2010-09-30 | Author : Jennifer Craig | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781409005674
ISBN 13 : 1409005674

'What is your name?' she asks, staring at me. 'Jennifer Ross.' 'Jennifer Ross, Sister. Well, Nurse Ross, you are dressed in the uniform of a nurse from the Leeds General Infirmary...


Tales From A Midwife

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Jennifer Worth | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0753828693
ISBN 13 : 9780753828694

London's East End in the 1950s was a unique place: the struggles of post-war life - bombsites, overcrowded tenements, crime, brothels - bred a culture of tight-knit family communit..


The Complete Call The Midwife Stories

Pub Date : 2012-11-08 | Author : Jennifer Worth | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781780225104
ISBN 13 : 1780225105

The East-End stories that inspired the BBC TV series, CALL THE MIDWIFE, in a gorgeous gift box. London's East End in the 1950s was a tough place: the struggles of post-war life - b..


Farewell To The East End

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Jennifer Worth | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1780224478
ISBN 13 : 9781780224473

This final book in Jennifer Worth's memories of her time as a midwife in London's East end brings her story full circle. As always there are heartbreaking stories such as the famil..


The Midwife S Sister

Pub Date : 2015-03-12 | Author : Christine Lee | Publisher : Pan Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781447282631
ISBN 13 : 1447282639

'Our childhood came to an end when our parents parted and from then on Jennifer was placed in the impossible position of having to be a parent to me, her sister. I shall always be ..


Shadows Of The Workhouse

Pub Date : 2013-01-01 | Author : Jennifer Worth | Publisher : Phoenix

ISBN 10 : 1780225113
ISBN 13 : 9781780225111

In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells more stories about the people she encountered. Ther..


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