Medical

The School Health Adviser (2013)

After training as an SRN at Westminster Hospital, L became a health visitor's assistant in Hampstead. She moved to Fakenham with her husband and brought up her family – she worked with Playgroups while the children were small. Then she became area as school health advisor and later worked with children with behaviour problems. What […]

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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 (1958 – 2010)

Jean talks about the many jobs that she has done over her long working life, including in the office of Mann Egerton’s and Raleigh, and later in insurance and at Anglian Windows. She also worked as a nursing assistant and home help. In December 1958 I left Hellesdon School aged 15. I had been attending […]

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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) (1961-2003)

David 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. At King’s Lynn Technical College I studied science and engineering, got my O-levels and was persuaded to do A-levels. The initial idea was I would […]

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