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District nurse from Southport has turned his hand to writing!

District nurse from Southport has turned his hand to writing!

by Danielle Thompson (December 2020)

A DISTRICT nurse from Southport has turned his hand to writing!

Ben Parbold, who is using a pseudonym, aged 73, who lives in the resort, has penned his nursing memoir ‘If I don’t tell you, you won’t know!’ which is available to buy from Broadhursts on Market Street in Southport as well as online at www.amazon.com

In his mid-forties, with half a lifetime's experience in the building trades, Ben set out on a 20 year career as a 'Twilight Nurse', on the District Nurses' Evening Service for the NHS locally. He worked for what was then knwos as West Lancashire NHS Trust and his stories, while true, have been altered for confidentiality.

Coming to this in mid-career and as an outsider, his observations are funny, touching and insightful. With deep compassion and respect, he tells unique and universal human stories, of people being people, funny and brave, vulnerable and resilient, many near or even at the very end of their lives.

His faith in the human spirit shines through on every page.

To order the book on Amazon, go to https://is.gd/B6vLff

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