Silver two piece Nurses Belt buckle, Merboys & Dolphins IDB 1992
A lovely silver two piece nurses buckle featuring a design of two merboys riding on the backs of stylised dolphins.Nice crisp detailing .Condition is good with belt loops and clasp all good.Size width 92mm height 62mm.hallmarked for IDB London 1992 read more
Southend on Sea/SEN ,pair of Nurses badges
A pair of badges awarded to the same nurse for her Enrolled Nurses Training.
The first is a bronze and enamel General Nursing Council For England & Wales badge.This is named for E A Eling SEN 108718 19.6.67.Condition is good with pin and clasp intact and safety chain in situ.
This is accompanied by a silver and enamel badge for the Southend on Sea School of Nursing. It features th... read more
National Union of Trained Nurses,silver members badge
A rare silver and enamel pendant badge for the Nation Union of Trained Nurses.Originally formed as the Nurses Social Union to promote the development of professional nursing through lectures and exhibitions prior to the First World War.It changed it's title to the NUTN in 1913 and was one of the diverse nursing groups which was seen as a rival to the College of Nursing upon it's formation in 19... read more
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital,Nurses Badge
A Bronze pendant badge from the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
The Nurse Training School began in 1898 and although this badge is dated to the 1930s, I believe it may have been issued retrospectively as the first badges were apparently given out in the early 1940s.The lozenge shaped medal bears a crown with the hospital title around the edge.This hangs from a pin back bar brooch.Pin and ... read more
City of Salford Hope Hospital Nurses Badge
A bronze Pendant Nurses badge from the City of Salford Hope Hospital.This replaces the pre 1930 version which reflected the previous Workhouse Infirmary Role.It features a fouled anchor design in an oval badge with the title around the edge,this is suspended from a plain bronze pin back bar brooch.Condition good,pin and clasp intact.Marked to rear Awarded to Ada Latham with a Certificate After ... read more
Hope Hospital,Salford Union Nurses Badge
A bronze Pendant Nurses badge from the Hope Hospital,Salford Union.It features a fouled anchor design in an oval badge with the title around the edge,this is suspended from a plain bronze pin back bar brooch.Condition good but the bar appears to have repaired at some time.Pin and clasp intact.Marked to rear Awarded to Emily Kempton with a Certificate After 3 Years Training January 1923.Heigh... read more
Belfast City Hospital,Nurses Badge
A Silver(plated) and enamel badge from the Belfast City Hospital.The design features the Belfast Coat of Arms,In generally good condition but with some minor surface wear to silver plating.Pin and clasp in good order .Marked to rear M G McAteer May 1957.Height 38mm read more
British Hospital for Mothers & Babies,Woolwich,Silver Midwives badge
A scarce Midwives badge for the Home for Mothers and Babies situated in Samuel Street Woolwich.Founded in 1905,the badge was designed by the Matron and Honorary Secretary,Mrs Parnell & Miss Gregory.This small badge,to be worn suspended on a ribbon or mounted on a suspension bar, is in the shape of an acorn(signifying strength and new life) with the motto Esto Sol Testis-Be a Sign of The Sun.
Southmead Group Bristol,State Enrolled Assistant Nurse badge pair
A pair of badges to the same nurse for her State Enrolled Assistant Nurse Training at Southmead hospital Bristol in the1950s.The first is a bronze General Nursing Council for England & Wales badge.It is engraved for E A Swiderski SEAN 65456 31.3.59.Some wear to enamel but otherwise good.
The next item is a base metal silver plated hospital badge for the Southmead Group.Some wear to plate... read more
Dreadnought School of Nursing Tilbury Hospital
A rare early badge for the Dreadnaught School of Nursing,part of the Seamen's Hospital Society.Originally the SHS operated from the moored hulks of old Naval ships prior to moving to the Royal Hospital Greenwich in 1870.In 1877 the SHS set up a School of Nursing founded upon Nightingale lines and this badge dates to the 1930s. It bears the image of the original hospital ship and the motto Fidel... read more