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A leader in the care of the mentally ill, Sara Elizabeth Parsons steadfastly worked for the advancement of psychiatric nursing throughout her career and established nurse training schools in hospitals and asylums during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She advocated autonomy for nurses and took part in professional activities at state and national levels.

A leader in the care of the mentally ill, Sara Elizabeth Parsons steadfastly worked for the advancement of psychiatric nursing throughout her career and established nurse training schools in hospitals and asylums during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She advocated autonomy for nurses and took part in professional activities at state and national levels.

Barbara Greenwood a student nurse, Middlesex Hospital from 1939-43 recalled treating the wounded men evacuated from Dunkirk.

The courage and the compassion: A remarkable new book reveals the gruelling work faced by nurses during World War Two

Barbara Greenwood a student nurse, Middlesex Hospital from 1939-43 recalled treating the wounded men evacuated from Dunkirk.

st. anthony’s nurses, 1933. Nursing has come a long way. I still remember graduating from nursing school in 1984 and we still had to wear our hats at the Catholic Hospital I worked for. It wasn't until a year later that they let us wear pant uniforms and no hats (so scandalous!!)

st. anthony’s nurses, 1933. Nursing has come a long way. I still remember graduating from nursing school in 1984 and we still had to wear our hats at the Catholic Hospital I worked for. It wasn't until a year later that they let us wear pant uniforms and no hats (so scandalous!!)

I love vintage nurse stuff and thinking about old school badass nurses during WWII.

I love vintage nurse stuff and thinking about old school badass nurses during WWII.

A young patient 'out for a stroll' with a nurse at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, 1950s.

A young patient 'out for a stroll' with a nurse at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, 1950s.

1948 photograph of Claire Maskell and Marie Lukina in nursing uniforms.  (Pinnacle Health System)

1948 photograph of Claire Maskell and Marie Lukina in nursing uniforms. (Pinnacle Health System)

Afternoon tea on a Great Ormond Street Hospital ward in 1939 #GOSHistory

Afternoon tea on a Great Ormond Street Hospital ward in 1939 #GOSHistory

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