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4) Orthopaedic Wards

Usually either the Sister or Staff Nurse would take a Junior and, depending on what ward you were on, she...

Little Nurse Jones

But who will wash me with my broken bones, Someone is coming, it's little nurse Jones. Take them away,...

My experiences as a VAD Nurseicon for Story with photo

After war was declared I went to work as a VAD nurse at Princess Mary's Hospital in RAF Halton in...

My War, 1939 - 45

In 1941 I went on to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham to do the general nursing course. I was...

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The First Use of Penicillin

One of the outstanding memories of my time as a student nurse in Leeds General Infirmary during the war was...

A nurse in Leicester durring the war

the importance of Penicillin

So we gave them penicillin, which was very sticky, painful stuff to inject but we gave it to the men every...

A Wartime Day Nursery - Nurse Training

It was a two year training with the Nursery Nurses Diploma as a qualification at the end, when you received...

Military Hospital

I trained in St Georges Hospital in the East End Of London and beacme a theatre nurse in the QA's in...

Wartime nursing - Yorkhill Hospital and Western Infirmary, Glasgow

Wartime nursing - Yorkhill Hospital and Western Infirmary, Glasgow...

in trouble with Matron

We had a fierce Matron at the isolation hospital where i worked, at the top of Gallows hill in Hertford....

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