Death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The League of St. Bartholomew`s Nurses expresses its sadness at the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and sends our deepest condolences to King Charles III, the Queen Consort and all members of the Royal family. GOD SAVE THE KING! Image from PRESS ASSOCIATION / Danny...

Reunion with Ivy.

Alison Knapp, Alison Melville, Ivy and Hilary Matthews pictured in Croydon May 2022. It is amazing fate that I spotted a  photo of Ivy in the Radio Times, in an advertisement for the charity Independent Age  just as I was aimlessly ‘flitting ‘ through the pages at the...

Ethel Gordon Fenwick 1857-1947.

Special church service on Friday 20 May to honour Ethel Gordon Fenwick [1857-1947] SRN No 1 and Barts Matron A special service of thanksgiving was held on Friday 20 May at Thoroton Parish Church, Nottinghamshire.  The service celebrated the life of Ethel Gordon...

Framed Nursing Buckles

Having trained at Barts (Set 24 1981) followed by a varied career both in the UK and abroad, I retired from nursing in 2018. After taking inspiration from other members of our Facebook group I decided to frame my belt buckle as well as create one for Rachel...