Licence to Care:

Licence to Care

By Lydia Shah, Dan Wong (Illustrator)

Published by Epigram Books

Comics and Graphic Novels



Ashley, Khairul and Sophia begin their journey to become nurses at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies. With guidance from their seniors Raj and Ling Shan, they learn the many layers of care that the profession entails. Called to the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic, the student nurses are tested to their limits and have to learn to lean on one another for support.

Based on the real-life undergraduate experience at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, this graphic novel offers an insider's look at the ups and downs of nursing school.