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Edith Cotterill was born in Tipton, Staffordshire, during a Zeppelin raid in 1916. She joined the nursing profession in 1934, working at Standon Orthopaedic Hospital and Margaret General and District Hospital, and married a sailor in the Royal Navy in 1940. After the birth of her two daughters, she returned to nursing as a district nurse back in Tipton. She died in 1997.


Nurse On Call Edith Cotterill

The Number One bestseller - laughter and tears are never far away in this heart-warming true story of how Edith Cotterill came to be a district nurse

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