Returning to her home town in Fife in 1921 as a newly qualified doctor is hardly the triumph Jeannie Macdonald imagined. It soon becomes clear that many of her patients are reluctant to place themselves in the care of woman, however well trained. Unable to find a position in a surgery and responsible for the upkeep of the Macdonald family home, Jeannie has little option but to accept a post in a clinic in the city's slums. Jeannie is appalled by the conditions in which many of her new patients live and begins a campaign to ...

The Shilling Doctor 2004, Orion Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780752852232

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The Shilling Doctor 2004, Orion, London

ISBN-13: 9780752852225

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