Middlesex Hospital


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death Rudyard Kipling
RK , short-story writer, poet and journalist, died of a haemorrhage from a perforated duodenal ulcer at the Middlesex Hospital in London.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Florence Nightingale
FN temporarily left her post at the Hospital for Invalid Gentlewomen for the Middlesex Hospital when cholera swept through the slums of Soho.
Cook, Edward. The Life of Florence Nightingale. Macmillan, 1913.
Dossey, Barbara Montgomery. Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer. Springhouse Corporation, 2000.
politics Emily Davies
ED 's friend Elizabeth Garrett determined to become a doctor after hearing Dr Elizabeth Blackwell lecture. When Garrett found her studies at Middlesex Hospital impeded by the medical profession's prejudice against women, ED helped her...


August 1860
Elizabeth Garrett began her work at Middlesex Hospital as a nurse and unofficial student.
June 1861
A meeting of the Medical School Committee of the Middlesex Hospital considered a protest from a group of male students against the dangerous innovation of female students.
September 1876
Eva Lückes entered Middlesex Hospital as a paying probationer; she became a certified nurse less than two years later.