St Mary's Hospital

Connections

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Education Isabella Bird
About a year after her husband 's death, IB enrolled in a three-month nursing course at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London.
Kaye, Evelyn. Amazing Traveler, Isabella Bird: The Biography of a Victorian Adventurer. Blue Penguin Publications, 1994.
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Checkland, Olive. Isabella Bird and ’A Woman’s Right to Do What She Can Do Well’. Scottish Cultural Press, 1996.
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Occupation Nancy Mitford
NM did a range of volunteer work during the Second World War. She volunteered briefly at St Mary's Hospital , Paddington, ran a canteen for French soldiers, and assisted with Jewish evacuees from the...
Textual Production Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Their letter, which was published on 30 March, was a response to previous correspondence from Sir James Purves-Stewart , Senior Physician at Westminster Hospital . He had written that new women medical students should not...

Timeline

1831
A severe epidemic of puerperal fever struck in Manchester.
1874
St Mary's Hospital , London, chemically produced the drug heroin from morphine; it was later patented in the 1890s by the pharmaceutical company Bayer .
September 1928
Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin while working at St Mary's Hospital in London.