North Wales Hospital,Denbigh,Mental Nurses silver badge
A scarce original silver and enamel Mental Nurse badge for the North Wales Hospital Denbigh.This one has a button hole fixing, as issued to male nurses.
Hallmarked for Thomas Fattorini Birmingham 1958
Height 26mm read more
Mid Glamorgan School of Nursing,Nurses badge.
A scarce base metal nurses badge for the Mid Glamorgan School of Nursing.The design has central device of five stars on a blue background edged with a yellow band.I understand this may represent the five hospitals within the group school and the uniform colour of the students.This is topped by an open book of Learning with the lamp of Learning topped by the Welsh dragon The whole is surrounded ... read more
South Glamorgan Health Authority,School of Nursing,Nurses Badge
A sought after nurses badge for the South Glamorgan Health Authority School of Nursing from the late 1970s onward.The composite badge features a shield on which are three symbols, in this case a Lamp of Learning, the arms of Cardiff and a Welsh dragon which is holding a Rod of Asclepius. The condition is good with pin clasp and safety roller catch all good.Unmarked to the rear read more
Medico-Psychological Association,Silver Prize Medal,Glamorgan County Asylum
An early rare silver prize medal for Proficiency in Mental Nursing,awarded by the Glamorgan County Asylum Committee.The county asylum consisted of Angleton and Parc Gwylit (and later Morgannwg) near Bridgend,these hospitals closed in the 1990s.
The medal would have been awarded to the top finalists for success in the examination of the MPA.The medal consists of a Maltese cross featuring ... read more
The Prince of Wales' Hospital Cardiff.Nurses badge
A base metal and enamel nurses badge for the Prince of Wales' Hospital in Cardiff.The design features the Red dragon of Wales in front of the Rod of Asclepius topped by an imperial crown.Excellent condition with no enamel damage and pin and clasp good.Unmarked to rear 27mm read more
Gwent College of Nursing & Midwifery Newport,silver General Nursing Badge
A very nice silver and enamel badge for the Gwent College of Nursing & Midwifery based at Newport Wales in the 1980s.The design features a initial letter G with a rod of Asclepius to its centre ,this being voided.Gwent College of Nursing appears around the edge with a scroll below denoting the speciality of training. This one is for General Nursing but variants also exist for Post Basic/Midwi... read more
St Woolos Hospital Newport,silver Nurses Badge
A silver and enamel nurses badge from St Woolos Hospital in Wales. Originally the workhouse Infirmary for Newport, it served as a military hospital during WW1 and was renamed Wooloston hospital in 1930 and St Woolos in 1948 upon joining the NHS.This badge takes the form of a shield with a central red Geneva cross on which a lamp of learning is imposed. At the top right quarter is a plume of Pri... read more
Monmouthshire Asylum Committee/MPA badge pair
A rare pair of badges for Mental Nurse Training in the 19th Century.
The first is a silver prize medal presented by the Monmouthshire Asylum Committee to Thomas Lewis for gaining the certificate of Proficiency in Nursing of the Medico-Psychological Association of Great Britain & Ireland.It takes the form of a Maltese cross with oak leaf garlands and acorns to the arms and a central motif... read more
Bridgend General Hospital/GNC pair of Nurses Badges.
A pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her training in Wales during the 1960s and 70s.
The first item is a base metal badge for Bridgend General Hospital.It features a Lamp of Learning at the centre of a voided cross.Around the border on Blue enamel is Bridgend General Hospital and Gorau Golud-Iechyd ,which in Welsh means Best Wealth-Health.Good general condition with some wear... read more
Gwent School of Nursing Newport,silver Nurses/GNC pair
A pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her training in Wales during the 1930s.They consist of a Gwent School of Nursing silver and enamel badge, still in its original retailers box, in excellent condition.(This badge is prone to enamel damage but this really is a superb example) The design consists of an enamel cross with a Lamp of Learning to the centre and Royal Gwent Hospital School ... read more