Nursing in the 19th century

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Elizabeth Garret (1836 - 1917)

  • After marrige, she was known a Elizabeth Garret Anderson.
  • She met Elizabeth Backwell ( who became the first qualified women doctor in the USA) in 1859 and beacme determined to qualify as a doctor.
  • All medical schools refused to accept her, so she became a nurse at the Middlessex hospital and attended lectures for doctors.
  • After complaints from lae…


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