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Vivian Georgina Edwards, or Georgie as she became known, was born in 1927 and grew up in Acton. She trained to be a nurse at University College Hospital, before studying to become a doctor at St Bartholomew's. She also worked at and Whipp's Cross Hospital, spent time in general practice in Hackney, and later built a career in Public Health. Today, at 85 years old, Georgie lives in Lewes, East Sussex.

Awards & Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards

    Longlisted • 2016 • General Fiction Book of the Year

The Best Medicine Georgie Edwards

A heartwarming memoir about a nurse who trains to be a doctor in the 1950s

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