Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Frizelle, Ernest, 1900 - , Interviewee, Male, Consultant surgeon;
Speaker: Carter, M., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls medical training in Belfast and graduate training at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital before coming to Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1926. Describes the staff at the hospital and treatments available for various conditions in the 1920s and 30s, including treatment with leeches and comparing treatments after penicillin. Gives a history of the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Talks about the arrival of the National Health Service ( NHS) in 1948.
Place of birth:
Education: Medical training Belfast;
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 1/7/1985
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Cross Reference: see 0748 also
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