Nurse Uniform - 'Scarves'!
It all started (collecting scarves
that is) with an email from Mary Pool, the Dementia Program Director
at Christian Care Communities & Services in Mesquite, Texas, USA.
Mary trained at Seafield Sick Children's hospital nursing School and
receipt of her mail left me wondering, in my insatiable curiosity
way, just how she had come by the scarf and soft badge. So of course
I asked her (!) since the original email had not elaborated.
Her reply was:
"They are both from Seafield
Sick Childrens Hospital in Ayr. I trained there and was a nurse
there in the 70s. Mary"
Well, lambs to the slaughter (so to speak) and my own doing I know - with the
willing help of
members 'nusesue' who collects Scottish badges and works in
Scotland, and 'OPDbarry' - who has a vast collection of badges and
memorabilia, we now have yet another new article
start on the theme of nurse/hospital scarves. I wonder where it will
all end? It could be argued that scarves are really a sub
division of 'nurse-uniforms, but my own experience is that we were
not issued with a free scarf. Not issued with a scarf at all in
fact. But there were obviously exceptions some of which are included
below. Who knows, we might end up with more scarves than we know
what to do with now that many universities sell their own
But for a start I am talking about the pre
university nursing sites. We will see where we end up later no
Copyright Will Burgess@schoolsofnursing.co.uk
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