Barnes, Josephine (4 of 8). National Life Stories: Leaders of National Life
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Barnes, Josephine, 1912-1999 (speaker, female)
Abrams, Rebecca (speaker, female)
Part 4: Work as Resuscitation Officer for City of Oxford. Describes birth of children, research and war work of siblings. Changes in obstetrics; opinions on natural child birth of Grantley Dick Read and JB. Working at UCH until 1953; Women's Hospital in Soho, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital (EGAH) until 1977; private consultancy in Wimpole Street from 1946.
Obstetrician and gynaecologist. Safer midwifery and women's welfare had been the principal beneficiaries of her career.