15th September


Nursing and domestic staff: appointments register 1881-1902 NHNN/S/13/1

John N, Probationer Nurse

“Resigned to take post in Canary Islands. Left Sept 15 1902.”

Remarks: “Very good at electrical work. Very good teacher. Did not care for nursing.”


On This Day is a diary of day to day life in the Hospital covering 1859 to the 1940’s.

Extracts are taken from the staff records, letters, the reports of the Matron and the Lady Superintendent, and the minutes of the Board of Management and the Medical Committee. They were compiled with the help of Janet Townsend, Frankie Alves, Louise Shepherd, Michael Clark and Liz Yamada

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