Wartime for the district nurses
By: Annie Groves
Alice Lake and her friend Edith have had everything thrown at them in their first year as district nurses in London’s East End. From babies born out of wedlock to battered wives, they’ve had plenty to keep them occupied. As rationing takes hold and Hitler’s bombers train their sights on London, there is no escaping the reality of being at war. With the men away fighting for King and country, it’s up to the nurses to keep up the Spirit of the Blitz – and everyone is counting on them.