were they early ‘female emancipators’?
and how they helped evolve our ‘health services’ From Leper houses that ‘hid’ victims – Almshouses – Pest House – Quarantine ships – Infirmaries – to St Williams that was […]
This is an account of the ‘local-life’ of Evelyn Dunbar – an outstanding young woman artist / illustrator who lived and partly trained in Medway, and who documented through her art the […]
The following describes what, by today’s standards, was a very dark period in the history of St. Barts – part hospital, part ‘prison’ – but it may have also strengthen […]
This blog offers some insights into how St Barts continued to grow and the demands made on it during the Great War. Such were the demands, arising from the number […]
St. Bartholomew’s, Rochester, 1863 – 1914 – if its walls could talk. (At end of blog I’ve included names / specialties of later wards.) The requirements for the ‘modern’ St. […]
It is right in 2018, a century after some women gained the vote, to recognise the leadership of Emmeline Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett however their success could not have been […]
The making of a ‘new model hospital’ – with ‘buried treasure’? I have heard many people mistakingly say that St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, at Rochester, was the oldest hospital in the […]