Clive Harrison Collection
Speaker: Greaves, Doreen, 1913 - 2003, Interviewee, Female, Nurse; Maternity home owner;
Speaker: Harrison, Clive, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls being one of first intake of trainee nurses at the Leicester City General Hospital in 1930, formerly called the North Evington Poor Law Infirmary. Describes her training, discipline and treatments. Mentions her social life and rise from training to being a sister in different departments. Mentions becoming a Relieving Officer. Talks about being an ARP nursing officer during the war. Talks about becoming the owner of the Roundhill Maternity Home in Syston ( now the Roundhill school site). Also talks about other aspects of life and move to Kirby Muxloe. Interview used for material in "In Sickness and in Health".
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, Syston, Kirby Muxloe,
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Recording Date: 14/5/1997
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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