• Now more than ever, nurses are on our minds and in our hearts. Christie writes with beauty and compassion about how they do their jobs. When I wasn't crying, I was marvelling

    Tracy Chevalier, author of A Single Thread
  • An inspiring book for our challenging times. It's never been more important to care for one another and the amazing Christie Watson shows us the way

    Olivia Colman
  • Christie Watson writes with clarity, generosity and wisdom; her words make us feel less alone

    Joanna Cannon, author of Breaking and Mending
  • A call to arms and soul-baring personal odyssey, this book will set hearts and minds on fire. Very few writers can make you care this much, and make you laugh, bawl and stay up all night reading to the final page. Christie Watson writes with the sharpest wit, the finest observations, and has a heart as deep and wild as a river

    Emma Jane Unsworth
  • This beautiful book captures captures magnificently the rawness, courage and tenderness of nursing. It made me cry, smile and gasp out loud. It sings with humanity

    Rachel Clarke, author of Dear Life
  • An urgent, powerful, beautiful book, filled with courage, love and hope

    John Sutherland, author of Crossing the Line: lessons from a life on duty
  • As we all try to work out the impact of COVID-19 on our lives, The Courage to Care is essential reading about the extraordinary work that nurses carry out every day

    Caroline Elton, author of Also Human: the inner lives of doctors
  • Christie Watson has once again proved she is the pre-eminent voice of the nursing memoir

    Nathan Filer, author of This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health
  • Absolutely beautiful writing, Christie Watson captures both the intense joy and searing heartbreak of love

    Jo Swinson

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