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Nursing night sweats: Tuberculosis care in the early 20th century

  • RCN Eastern Region Abbotsgate House, Hollow Road Bury St Edmonds IP32 7AU (map)

Patients could spend months or years on the ‘rest cure’ in sanatoriums and also at home. Dispensaries were staffed by visiting tuberculosis nurses who brought care into patients’ homes. In the sanatorium specialist nurses were vital but in short supply. Could former patients fill-in? Join me for this free event to explore the places, politics and practices of nursing TB patients.