Formal group of ward staff, St Peters Hospital
Formal group of ward staff, St Peters Hospital, including Gladys Sheen. Three rows nine nurses standing, including Sister Cottrell; Sister Robinson, another nurse, senior nurse and two probable doctors seated; two nurses seated on floor: Mams friend Chappie and Gladys Sheen. Date: 1922-26
© The Royal College of Nursing Archive Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Royal College Surgeons
The Royal College of Surgeons, in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, one of Britain's leading medical institutions, chartered in 1800 but with origins in medieval guilds.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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Communist China - training barefoot doctors
Communist China - a military doctor trains three young women as so-called barefoot doctors, usually village-based farm workers trained in primary health care and basic hygiene, including acupuncture, as an organised aspect of the Cultural Revolution.
circa late 1960s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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