Medical

The SRN (2008)

I was born in 1935, the youngest of three girls-so the war broke out when I was four. We lived in a large rented house with 1 acre of garden-my father worked in the salary department of a large biscuit factory-he was 17 years older than my mother and he had seen service in the […]

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The young, the old and everyone else

In December 1958 I left Hellesdon School aged 15. I had been attending evening classes for two nights a week for three months for shorthand and typing. This was difficult; I lived in Hainford six miles from Hellesdon and a mile from the bus stop. I wanted to stay on until the summer of 1959 […]

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Time like an Ever-Rolling Stream . . . (2009)

  Starting in Domestic Service Joining the Church Army and work during the War Training as a Midwife … Unwelcome Interruptions … Finally back to Midwifery Reflecting on changes in the Nursing profession                                                                                                                                                                                                       ……   Now read on

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Your Blood on my Hands (the Haematology Technician) (2012)

  The contributor describes the changing nature of his work as a haematology technician over the years, how new equipment speeded up the process but also how the human touch is important. Early life in Litcham and King's Lynn Path lab at King's Lynn Being on call at the Norfolk and Norwich Senior technician at […]

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