Come From Away: Nurses who Immigrated to Newfoundland and Labrador by Marilyn BeatonCome From Away: Nurses who Immigrated to Newfoundland and Labrador by Marilyn Beaton

Come From Away: Nurses who Immigrated to Newfoundland and Labrador

byMarilyn Beaton, Jeanette Walsh

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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The third volume in the best-selling nursing history series. Overseas recruitment of nurses has been part of nursing in Newfoundland and Labrador since Wilfred Grenfell brought the first two nurses to Labrador in 1893. It is believed that hundreds of nurses have come from away to work, live, and sometimes stay in the province. This book shares the stories of 41 nurses who immigrated to NL from 1949 to 2004 and who made a tremendous contribution to healthcare in the province. Their stories shed light on the challenges they encountered in the workplace and with the province’s lifestyle and culture. The stories are funny, poignant, and highlight the courage and commitment of these nurses along with the strong attachment they grew to have for their adopted home.
Marilyn Beaton has been a nurse for over thirty years. For many of those years she has been an Associate Professor at the Memorial University School of Nursing where she has taught basic and Post RN nursing students. Throughout her career Marilyn has been very active in nursing, serving on various provincial and national committees. M...
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Title:Come From Away: Nurses who Immigrated to Newfoundland and LabradorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 0.92 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Breakwater Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1550813595

ISBN - 13:9781550813593

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