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:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Recording Date: 1/8/1984
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Cross Reference: See 0821 also
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