He then entered Edinburgh University
as a medical student—just after the university had successfully fought off the women seeking admission to the medical faculty. His most significant mentor was Joseph Bell
(who was attached not...
sailed from her native South Africa for England, to train as a nurse at the Royal Infirmary
First, Ruth, and Ann Scott. Olive Schreiner. André Deutsch, 1980.
Wealth and Poverty
In 1738 her preaching raised so much money that she was able to make a donation of £372 and 7 shillings to her brother George
's Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
Reilly, Matthew. “The Life and Literary Fictions of May Drummond, Quaker Female Preacher”. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, No. 2, pp. 287 -12.
Subscribers to the Royal Infirmary
, Edinburgh, narrowly elected a board of managers unsympathetic to the medical education of women.
Female medical students were granted limited admission to the Royal Infirmary
Following the controversy surrounding female medical students, Edinburgh University announced that it would no longer teach women.