St Thomas's Hospital


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death Angela Thirkell
During the summer of 1960, AT was taken to St Thomas's Hospital in southeast London, suffering from aplastic anaemia. She was transferred to Hyde-Stile , a convalescent home near Godalming, and finally to Bramley, in Surrey.
death Edith Sitwell
ES died at St Thomas's Hospital in London, of a cerebral haemorrhage.
Glendinning, Victoria. Edith Sitwell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981.
Education Kathleen Caffyn
Kathleen Hunt (later KC ) studied with the National and Metropolitan Nursing Association at St Thomas's Hospital in London.
Who Was Who. A. and C. Black, 1897.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Family and Intimate relationships Marie Belloc Lowndes
Their son, Charles (her eldest living child),
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. The Merry Wives of Westminster. Macmillan, 1946.
was born on 2 January 1898.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. The Merry Wives of Westminster. Macmillan, 1946.
In August 1914, in the week before war was declared, he was mysteriously ill in hospital, with severe pains...
Occupation Lucy Boston
Lucy Wood (later LB ) left Oxford University to serve as a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse, first at St Thomas's Hospital , London, then at Addenbrookes Hospital , Cambridge, and then a military...
Occupation Naomi Mitchison
Naomi Haldane (later NM ) worked briefly at St Thomas's Hospital in London as a VAD (volunteer auxiliary nurse), which would have been a wage-earning job in peace-time.
Mitchison, Naomi. All Change Here: Girlhood and Marriage. Bodley Head, 1975.
124, 129
Benton, Jill. Naomi Mitchison: A Biography. Pandora, 1992.
Other Life Event Florence Nightingale
The Nightingale School and Home for Nurses opened at St Thomas's Hospital in London with fifteen students.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Nightingale, Florence. Ever Yours, Florence Nightingale. Vicinus, Martha and Bea NergaardEditors , Harvard University Press, 1990.
206, 441
Other Life Event Florence Nightingale
By the early twenty-first century the immediate area of St Thomas's Hospital featured a Florence Nightingale Museum and a pub named after her.
Reception Mary Seacole
The Times demanded in November 1856 when MS 's financial straits became known: While the benevolent deeds of Florence Nightingale are being handed down to posterity . . . are the humbler actions of Mrs...


St Thomas's Hospital in London was dedicated; it may have originated in the infirmary of the Priory of St Mary Overy in Southwark.
Guy's Hospital was opened as a voluntary hospital alongside St Thomas's Hospital ; the two United Hospitals of the Borough [of Southwark] jointly undertook medical teaching.