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Medical Faculty University College Liverpool ,Cased Silver Doctors Medal

Medical Faculty University College Liverpool ,Cased Silver Doctors Medal

A superb Silver prize medal awarded by the Medical Faculty of the University College Liverpool. To ne side is the crest of the University featuring three Liver birds around an open book.Engraved above this is Professor W M Frazer.To the reverse are the Universty buildings ,above which is engraved Howard Stuart Leslie Young.Below this is Public Health 1941. Silver hallmarks for B&D Birmingham 1940.diameter 50mm.Weight 63.8gms.In its original fitted case with Jewellers label for Boodle & Dunthorne Goldsmith Lord Street Liverpool.A large and impressive piece.

Code: 53008

65.00 GBP


Highfield Institution Sunderland, Award of Merit, Nurses Badge

Highfield Institution Sunderland, Award of Merit, Nurses Badge

A bronze and enamel fob medal/badge for the Highfield Institution and Municipal Hospital Sunderland.Originally the Workhouse Infirmary it came under the control of Sunderland Council in 1930 and was renamed.It was later to become the Sunderland Royal Infirmary.
This lozenge shaped badge depicts a nurse in 1920s uniform tending a patient,Highfield Sunderland appears on a blue band above and below this.At the top a pale blue ribbon bears Award of merit.very good condition.Named on the rear to Alice Carrol March 19th 1929.Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Hockley Road Birmingham ltd.Height 47mm

Code: 52991

45.00 GBP


William Tuke Medal,The Retreat York,Mental Nursing Prize

William Tuke Medal,The Retreat York,Mental Nursing Prize

A large and impressive bronze medal for Proficiency in Mental Nursing, from the Retreat Hospital in York.This was founded by William Tuke, in 1796 as a private Asylum for Quakers and went on to pioneer many innovative treatments for mental illness.
See;https://www.revolvy.com/page/William-Tuke
Measuring 47mm by 33mm,the medal face bears an image of William Tuke,Founded the Retreat York 1792.The reverse shows leaves and branches and Presented for Proficiency Mental Nursing.Below this it bears the latin motto Cum Bona Voluntate Servientes which translates as With Good Will,Doing Service.The medal is named around the rim to Margaret S Carney May 17th 1919 The Retreat York.This is worn mounted on a plain green silk ribbon
The final picture(curtesy of the Welcome Institute ) shows such a medal being worn!

Code: 52971

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Liverpool Royal Infirmary,Cased silver Nurses Prize Medal

Liverpool Royal Infirmary,Cased silver Nurses Prize Medal

A scarce cased silver nurses prize medal from the Liverpool Royal Infirmary. A plain pin back suspension bar hangs a medal on which a central angel stands below the Liver Bird ,which is topped by a crown.Liverpool Royal Infirmary appears around the edge.The rear is inscribed M E Entwistle May 1955.Hallmarks for Elkington & co, birmingham 1953.Height 53mm In its original fitted case with velvet and silk lining named for Elkington & Co.Excellent condition. The prize medals were awarded in Gold, Silver and Bronze and are all extremely rare.

Code: 52922

135.00 GBP


St Lukes Hospital Huddersfield Nursing Efficiency Award

St Lukes Hospital Huddersfield Nursing Efficiency Award

A brass and enamel fob type medal awarded by St Lukes Hospital Huddersfield.This may have part of a medal or pendant badge but it appears to have been separated and has been mounted on rather distressed red white and blue ribbon(of some age) .The medal bears the Huddersfield coat of arms to the top, above a white rose of Yorkshire with the Thistle ,Rose,Shamrock and Daffodil of the four nations surround a red shield.On this is St Lukes Hospital Huddersfield Nursing Efficiency Award. Condition is fair with several surface abrasions,Unmarked to rear. I believe this may date to the 1920s or 30s.Height 41mm

Code: 52815

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Edward Ashby Fardon,Middlesex Hospital,Nurses Prize Medal

Edward Ashby Fardon,Middlesex Hospital,Nurses Prize Medal

A scarce Nurses prize medal from the Middlesex Hospital.The medal bears the name of Edward Ashby Fardon, a previous Resident Medical Officer at the hospital.The medal bears an image of the doctor with Edward Ashby Fardon RMO 1879 1907 around the edge.This is suspended from a rather grubby but original silk ribbon in white, pale blue and navy blue.It hangs from a bronze pin back bar brooch with Middlesex Hospital on it. The rear bears a shield which features the arms and motto of the Hospital "MIseris Succurrere Disco" meaning "I Learn (or Endeavour) to succour the unfortunate". below this is a scroll with the name Margaret D Exley 1930,presumably the recipient.She is shown on the GNC Register as having trained at the Middlesex from 1927-1930.Height 36mm Drop 85mm

Code: 52784

75.00 GBP


Metropolitan Asylums Board,Bronze third prize medal.Eastern Fever Hospital

Metropolitan Asylums Board,Bronze third prize medal.Eastern Fever Hospital

A rare bronze Nurses Third prize medal awarded by the Metropolitan Asylums Board .The medal is suspended from a bronze bar brooch on an original blue silk ribbon The face bears the arms of the MAB which had been granted in 1914.
The shield featured a red cross on white: St George's Cross but also the "red cross" of medicine and ambulance work. On this was placed a golden staff of Aesculapius, legendary founder of medicine. The shield was edged with a black bordure or border. The crest showed the figure of St Luke rising from a celestial crown. The saint had appeared on the board's seal. The supporters were an eagle for "health and strength" and a chained dragon symbolising "disease held in check". About the eagle's neck was a collar composed of red and white roses. This was a reference to the Wars of the Roses which, according to Shakespeare, began in the Temple Gardens adjacent to the board's headquarters.
The Latin motto: Miseris succurrere disco or "I learn to succour the distressed", was taken from Virgil's Aeneid.
The rear has Metropolitan Asylum Boards Fever Hospitals around the edge, within this is Probationer Nurses Examination and Work. To the centre it is named for Third prize Ethel M Atkins April 1916. This appears to be Ethel Mary Atkins who is shown on the GNC Register as having trained at the Eastern Fever Hospital from 1915-1917. Height medal 37mm drop 77mm Condition is very good.
The MAB which was set up in 1867 was responsible for the organisation and provision for the delivery of health care, especially fever hospitals around much of the London area.They awarded three grades of prizes for nurses training in the Fever Hospitals, all of which are extremely rare,These exist in Gold,silver and bronze.

Code: 52776

120.00 GBP


Swindon and North Wilts Victoria Hospital,Nurses Prize 9ct Gold Medal

Swindon and North Wilts Victoria Hospital,Nurses Prize 9ct Gold Medal

A rare 9 carat gold prize medal for the Swindon & North Wilts Victoria Hospital.The medal features the goddess Hygeia holding a Rod of Asclepius in one hand and holding aloft a lamp of learning in the other.In the background the Industries of Swindon are surrounded by the rays of the sun! The hospital title appears on a band around the edge.
The medal appears to have originally been a badge but has undergone an alteration to convert it to being a medal with a maroon silk ribbon.This, in turn,is suspended from a gold pin back bar brooch.In very good condition with minimal wear.It is marked for N Coleman SRN 1933 with TF and 9ct.The front of the suspension bar is also engraved for N Coleman.Medal size 28mm,Drop 69mm

Code: 52743

300.00 GBP


St Crispin Mental Hospital Northampton,Silver Nurses Long Service medal

St Crispin Mental Hospital Northampton,Silver Nurses Long Service medal

A base metal and pendant Long Service medal for the St Crispin's Mental Hospital in Northampton.The design shows an aproned figure clutching the hammer and sheaf of corn symbolising the Industry and agriculture of the area.There is some surface wear to the zinc plated finish but condition is otherwise good.The pin and clasp are good .Makers mark for Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Height 34mm.Engraved on the rear Presented to Elizabeth Crawford 22nd October 1953 For Long Service.Marked Silver.Height 49mm

Code: 52703

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The County Council of Middlesex,Prize Medal and Redhill County Hospital Silver badge pair.

The County Council of Middlesex,Prize Medal and Redhill County Hospital Silver badge pair.

A pair of badges awarded to the same male nurse for his training in the 1940s. The first is a superb silver cased medal issued by the County Council of Middlesex.it consists of a hexagonal medal bearing the three seaxes crest of Middlesex.This is suspended from an original blue silk ribbon with a pin back fixing brooch.Height of medal is 49mm,with ribbon drop 99mm.Engraved on the rear;Awarded to Reginald Thomas Lewis on attaining second place in Middlesex County Hospitals Examination March 1948 .Marked Silver.Comes in its own silk lined case(in good condition).A really impressive piece and I would love to know what the First Prize looked like!!
Accompanying this is a silver hospitals badge for Redhill County Hospital, once again featuring the three Seaxes. This has moderate surface rubbing but otherwise good.Pin and clasp intact.Named for R T Lewis 1948.Height 33mm

Code: 52634

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