Nursing Notes October 1902

This month’s post comes from the 1902 volume of Nursing Notes. Back to 1902 and the year of the passing of the Midwives Act, and this issue of Nursing Notes reflects the transition stage which the midwifery profession was going through. These early issues of the Nursing Notes are wonderful examples of social thinking and…

Nursing Notes & Midwives Chronicle, September 1914

This post is taken from the September 1914 issue of The Nursing Notes and Midwives Chronicles. This issue of Nursing Notes reflects the impact of the outbreak of the First World War the previous month. On turning the front page the reader finds a statement from the producers of infant dried milk, Glaxo, reassuring customers…

Midwives Chronicle & Nursing Notes, February 1963

This month’s post comes from the February issue of the 1963 volume of ‘Midwives Chronicle & Nursing Notes’. For the first time in this series of blog posts, I have chosen a volume of the journal from the 1960s, and there is a marked change of tone and content compared with earlier issues. Choosing random…