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Barnes, Josephine (2 of 8). National Life Stories: Leaders of National Life

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:47

  • Shelf mark

    C408/015

  • Subjects

    Medicine

  • Recording date

    1990-10-24

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, London, UK

  • Interviewees

    Barnes, Josephine, 1912-1999 (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Abrams, Rebecca (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2: Scholarship to University College Hospital Medical School, London (UCH). Worked as locum in Cambridge, then House job at UCH. Trained at Mundesley Hospital, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor with Professor Browne (Obstetrics). 1937: qualified as doctor. Worked in UCH from 1939 in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: details.

  • Description

    Obstetrician and gynaecologist. Safer midwifery and women's welfare had been the principal beneficiaries of her career.

  • Related transcripts

    Dame Josephine Barnes interviewed by Rebecca Abrams: full transcript of the interview

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