World Health Day: Nurses in historic Hampshire photographs

This World Health Day we would like to celebrate nurses with a trip through the Hampshire Cultural Trust's historic photography collection, sharing images of nursing in wartime and peace, at home and in hospital, and in town and country from across Hampshire.

Nursing staff at the Fever Hospital, Havant, 1890-1900.
Two nurses outside the Cottage Hospital, Petersfield, 1905-1915.
Nursing staff and patients, Hackwood Road Hospital, Basingstoke, date unknown. 
Tea for The Wounded event with nurses and soldiers, Winchester College, 1915-1918.
Nurses with collection boxes, Havant Hospital, 1885.
A young woman in a nurses uniform, Hampshire, 1890-1900.
Nurses, patients and railway staff on the platform at Alton Park, Alton, 1909.
Nursing staff and wounded servicemen, Park Prewett, Basingstoke, 1914-1918.
Nurses and Salvation Army members on parade in honor of King George V's Silver Jubilee, High Street, Odiham, 1935.
Nurse holding a baby in a maternity ward c.1940s.
Nurses carol singing in a hospital at Christmas, date unknown.

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