General Service Medal,Canal Zone clasp,RAMC private J W Parkin
An original British Forces QE II issue Service Medal named to a Private J W Parkin, Royal Army Medical Corps.It bears the rare bar for Canal Zone, signifying service between 16th October 1951 and 19th October 1954 in the Suez canal zone.In good condition with swivel mount ,original ribbon with pin brooch fixing.Named to 22632928 Pte J W Parkin RAMC In its original box with felt tip annotation. read more
Hornsey Central Hospital,Nurses badge
Originally Hornsey Cottage Hospital it was extended and renamed in 1927,later becoming a geriatric Hospital before finally closing in 2001.The base metal and enamel badge bears a silver metal cross with an acorn,a rabbit,and two trees in the corners of each field of the cross.The initials CHC are located in the centre with the hospital title on a band to the edge.Condition good with pin and cla... read more
Cambridge Maternity Hospital,Midwifery badge
An enamelled badge for the Cambridge Maternity Hospital.In gilded metal the design features an ancient crown on a Cambridge blue background.This is surrounded by a red band bearing the title Maternity Hospital Cambridge.This version post dates 1972.some surface scratches but otherwise very good condition,pin and clasp good .Makers mark Thomas Fattorini Regent Street Birmingham.Height 32mm read more
Northern Ireland Fever Hospital/Joint Nurses & Midwives Council pair
A pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her Fever Nurse Training in Northern Ireland.
The first is a chrome and enamel badge for the Northern Ireland Joint Nursing & Midwives Council.This is named to M J Hurst E 784(I believe this is the Fever Nurse part of the register.
The next item is a base metal and enamel badge from the Northern Ireland Fever Hospital,Some stress mark... read more
Antique Staffordshire Flatback Figurine, Miss Nightingale
An original Victorian flack back figurine of Miss Nightingale.Produced, circa 1860, in the aftermath of the Crimean war to commemorate the efforts of Florence Nightingale ,this often bear little or no resemblance to her actual image! This one is approximately 252mm tall and has her standing on a plinth on which is Miss Nightingale,Her hand rests on a pile of books.She is wearing a brightly dec... read more
Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, Porcelaine Figurine Staff Nurse
One of a pair of Porcelain Nurse figurines that were commissioned for the Nurses League of the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast.This one features the Staff Nurse in her Blue uniform with white starched Apron and veil.On the apron to the right breast she wears the badge of the RVH School of Nursing.She has one hand on a hospital bed locker on which is a water jug towel and book/bible.It stands on... read more
The Queen Mother's Maternity Hospital Glasgow, silver midwifery badge
A silver and enamel badge for the Queen Mother's Hospital in Glasgow. The training School started in March 1964 and the first badges were awarded in February 1965.The badge was designed by senior midwives and obstetricians at the Hospital.The central design features a White Rose of York,in honour of the Queen Mother who had been the Dutchess of York. The coronet signifies Royal patronage and th... 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
WW1 BRCS & Order of St John WALES Overseas Service Badge
A scarce original first world war badge for Overseas service, from the joint British Red Cross Society and Order of St John.The Suspension bar bears the legend WALES.In good overall condition with pin and clasp intact .Numbered to the rear W85 Height 44mm 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