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748, LO/116/067
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Frizelle, Ernest, 1901 - , Interviewee, Male, General Surgeon;
Speaker: Rostron, J, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Former General Surgeon at the Leicester Royal Infirmary recalls his training and work as a doctor in Belfast and Norwich before coming to Leicester. Describes treatments before and after the introduction of antibiotics and new anaesthetics. Mentions the dangers of peritonitis. Talks about the Elephant Man, and using leeches.
Place of birth:
Education: Medical School Belfast;
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/8/1984
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: See 0821 also

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