The Rocky Road to Legislation: Nursing Notes, December 1903

This month’s post comes from the December issue of the 1903 volume of ‘Nursing Notes: A Practical Journal for Nurses’. 1903 was a busy year for the midwives: the Midwives Bill had succeeded in traversing the rocky road to legislation in 1902, leaving a wild administrative tangle to be sorted and established before a force…

Enrolling for the War Effort! Nursing Notes, June 1939

This month’s posting comes from the 1939 volume of ‘Nursing Notes’. This volume was chosen completely by accident: it just happened to be one of the volumes selected by the Librarian to take to the Annual Event held by the Royal College of Midwives in York earlier this month as part of a display of…