A Long Walk Home is Rachel Clark's evocative and moving account of her treatment and experiences with health professionals in Britain and Australia while she was living with, and dying from, cancer. It includes an Epilogue by her twin sister Naomi Jefferies, and learning points for health professionals by John Hasler and David Pendleton.
Introduction: orienteering and oncology. Inside out and upside down - diagnosis. Ice magic - chemotherapy. Pick 'n' mix - alternative therapies and options. Roots and roses - origins and image. All the King's horses - surgery. Tattoos and technology - radiotherapy. England's pastures green - coming home. A panoramic view - the background picture. The messages for health professionals. Epilogue.