“Please Matron!” Hospital Hygiene in 1901

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 18th Jun 2018

Are you brave enough to meet Matron?

Experience what it was like to be a Victorian nursing student in 1900, as Matron Gordon shows what life was like in the Nightingale Training School at the end of the 19th century.

This hour-long dramatic reconstruction of a lecture to probationer nurses around 1900 demonstrates how important nurses were in maintaining standards of hygiene and cleanliness in hospitals.

It will be followed by a panel discussion on the history of infection control and prevention, chaired by Dr Claire Jones.

Cost: Free of Charge


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website or send an email to rcn.library@rcn.org.uk or telephone 03453373368.

2018-06-18 2018-06-18 Europe/London “Please Matron!” Hospital Hygiene in 1901 Are you brave enough to meet Matron? Experience what it was like to be a Victorian nursing student in 1900. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/06/18/please-matron-hospital-hygiene-in-1901-172716 Royal College of Nursing Library & Heritage Centre,20 Cavendish Square,,London

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Location

Royal College of Nursing Library & Heritage Centre,

20 Cavendish Square,
London,
W1G 0RN

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