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Christie Watson’s bestselling book, The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story is an astonishing account of a profession defined by acts of care, compassion and kindness.

Join Christie for an evening of insight from the NHS frontline.

“A remarkable book about life and death and so brilliantly written it makes you hold your breath.” Ruby Wax

“It made me cry. It made me think. It made me laugh. It encouraged me to appreciate this most underappreciated of professions more than ever … A gently remarkable book… it’s a privilege to have Christie as our guide.” Adam Kay, Guardian

“A poignant and powerful account of what it’s like to be a nurse. It’s a profession that touches all our lives delivering expert and compassionate care from the cradle to the grave. A must-read for nurses and those interested in understanding the true art and science of nursing.” Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England