British war nurse mary seacole (1805–1881) cared for the wounded and maimed during the crimean war of the 1850s, but her fame was eclipsed by that of. Mary seacole north and mary seacole south wards are the acute assessment unit (aau), with 16 and 18 beds respectively we manage patients in their first. Mary seacole research centre (msrc) promoting equality and diversity in health and social care, mental health, disability and sexual health research.
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Lynn mcdonald: mary seacole may have treated the troops but she was not a nurse, so commemorating her at st thomas' hospital seems odd. Results 1 - 16 of 28 wonderful adventures of mrs seacole in many lands: a black nurse in the crimean war (aziloth books) 17 apr 2014 by mary seacole. The life story of the great jamaican nurse of the 19th century, mary seacole. The mary seacole nursing home is a mixed-sex home for frail older people and respite residents, aged 60 and over within the premises is a 7 bed transitional. Mary jane seacole om was a british-jamaican business woman and nurse who set up the british hotel behind the lines during the crimean war.
Mary seacole interactive there are three games and an interactive glossary, each one narrated by mary seacole the games are: meet mary seacole - an. Mary seacole was a freelance nurse who worked in the crimean war, caring for wounded british soldiers she became a heroine of the war, her strength of. Tune in to this stuff you missed in history class library of podcasts to learn all about mary seacole. Visit biographycom and learn about the work of mary seacole, a jamaican nurse who fought prejudice to care for british soldiers during the.
Background much information is available, in print and electronic, that presents mary seacole as a nurse, even as a pioneer nurse and leader. Mary seacole was a businesswoman, world traveler, popular author, and heroine of the crimean war why haven't you heard of her. A jamaican healer, mary seacole faced unfairness and discrimination as a black woman when she tried to volunteer as a nurse during the crimean war.
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Mary seacole, a jamaican-born nurse, was known for her many acts of kindness towards those wounded in battle mary seacole was born. Mary seacole was born 'mary jane grant' in kingston, jamaica in 1805 during the period of british colonial rule her father was a scottish army officer and her. Born in jamaica in 1805 to a scottish soldier father and a mixed-race mother, mary seacole travelled to crimea in the 1850s to set up a. Despite the obstacles which faced one with a 'duskier skin', mary seacole successfully challenged victorian prejudices against colour, class and gender on her.Download