View of Nurses' Home 1987

Nurses' Home
From the private collection of Ken Ross
View from Brighton General balcony
From the private collection of Ken Ross

This photograph is of the Nurses’ Home of the Brighton General Hospital taken from the balcony of ward E3 just prior to the enclosure of the balcony in May 1987, with a view over some of Brighton and what was then the garden of the home before being built on.

There are many more photographs of the hospital taken in May 1987, including nurses on E3, which shows the ward still in the Nightingale configuration, these can be found on the dedicated web site.

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  • I was a student nurse at BGH from September 1970 to 1973; we were the first set to have the new white uniform much to our dismay. I remember sitting out on the grass during lunch break with friends listening to George Harrison’s ‘My Sweet Lord’ belting out from the nurses home. The men on E2 medical would wave from the balcony where Sister Cairnes reigned ..she was strict but fair and it was a wonderful experience working on her ward. I really enjoyed being at the General and still stay in touch with some of my set …

    By Beverley Frison (07/08/2019)

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