Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

  • It’s a bit like Holby City and Casualty (but not always)

    • Feb 8, 2017 • Tags: , , ,

    Emergency Admissions isn’t really a book at all. Or maybe it’s two books.

    I grew up in a bohemian family with one, two, or possibly three, mad, hard drinking parents (depended what day of the week it was) and people said I should write a book about that. Then years later as something of a contrast I ended up with my own children and working in the NHS emergency ambulance service, and people said I should write a book about that.

    Only when the agent suggested it and I did a bit of psychoanalysis on myself did I realise they were actually the same book, and Emergency Admissions is the result. Read more…