Catherine tells her remarkable life story in her book The Hospital By The River, and we are pleased to offer this, and further publications for sale.

Orders can be made by sending a cheque for the required amount, together with your name, address and telephone number to our postal address at: 

Hamlin Fistula UK
4 Parade Buildings
Nimmings Road
West Midlands
B62 9JJ

Orders by post will be dispatched on receipt of payment.

(We are unable to offer online orders). 

Books and Booklets

The Hospital By The River – £8.00

The Hospital By The River, by Dr Catherine Hamlin (with John Little) is a candid account of 60 years of service for women in Ethiopia suffering from obstetric fistula.  Dr Hamlin weaves her own story together with the history of the hospital and that of her adopted country, Ethiopia. It is moving and utterly compelling.

2016 edition, paperback 320 pages. 

Catherine’s Gift – £8.00

Since 1959, Dr Catherine Hamlin has lived and worked in Ethiopia. With her husband, Reg, she pioneered surgery for obstetric fistula and established the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.

John Little takes us inside the extraordinary world of Dr Catherine Hamlin following the fate of some of the women who have travelled to Dr Hamlin’s hospitals in the hope of a cure for their fistula injuries. It shows us the day-to-day experiences of the staff and the tireless work of Catherine Hamlin herself.

The story of an Ethiopian Fistula patient booklet – £5.00

Pack of four booklets telling the story of a patient at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.