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Hold On Edna!

by Aneira Thomas

Biography / Autobiography

Hold On Edna! Synopsis

This heartbreaking, heartwarming, true story following the history of a family in Wales is one of the most important books ever written.

The birth of the National Health Service - the UK's greatest asset - coincided with the birth of one little girl in South Wales, Aneira 'Nye' Thomas, the first baby to be delivered by the NHS.

Nye's story follows generations of her family who battled to survive before the NHS was launched, through to those who went on to dedicate their lives to working for the NHS - and also, ultimately, to be saved by it.

An emotive, extraordinary and yet uplifting reminder of a time not so long ago, when the value of your life came down to how much you had in your pocket. It is a touching and entertaining human drama, but more importantly - a fierce defence of the most important accomplishment this country has ever and will ever achieve.

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ISBN: 9781912624836
Publication date: 12/03/2020
Publisher: Mirror Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912624836
Publication date: 12th March 2020
Author: Aneira Thomas
Publisher: Mirror Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 300 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography,
Categories: Memoirs, True stories: discovery / historical / scientific, Health systems & services, Nostalgia: general,

About Aneira Thomas

Aneira 'Nye' Thomas was named after the architect of the NHS, Nye Bevan. Born at one minute past midnight on Monday 5 July, 1948, she was the first baby born on the NHS. Aneira is currently based in Wales.

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