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Puerperal Fever and the Lying-in Hospitals

European Lying-in Hospitals and Obstetricians

The American Lying-in Hospital, 1850–1910

The Foundation and Evolution of the Middlesex Hospital's Lying-In Service, 1745–86

RICHARDS, Hugh Augustine (1884 - 1949), Consulting Anæsthetist, King’s College Hospital; Consulting Anæsthetist, City Road Lying-in-Hospital

STEVENS, Thomas George (1869 - 1953), (Retired); Consulting Obstetric Surgeon St Mary’s Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, Queen Charlotte’s Lying-in Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, The Hospital for Women, Soho Square

GWILLIM, Calvert Merton (died 1972), Obstetric Surgeon, St George’s Hospital; Consulting Physician, Lying-in Hospital, York Road; Surgeon, Samaritan Hospital for Women; retired

NARIMAN, Temulji Bhicaji (1848 - 1940), Chief Physician, Parsi Lying-in Hospital; President College of Physicians and Surgeons

GODSON, Clement (1845 - 1913), Consulting Physician to City of London Lying-in Hospital, and to several other charitable institutions

Mothers' Health and Babies' Weights: The Biology of Poverty at the Melbourne Lying‐in Hospital, 1857–83

‘The Pregnant Women are here for the Sake of the Teaching Institution’: The Lying-In Hospital of Göttingen University, 1751 to c. 1830

SPITTA, Harold Robert Dacre (1877 - 1954), Consulting and Hon. Bacteriologist; Bacteriologist to King Edward VII Hospital and to the Metropolitan Police; Consulting Bacteriologist to General Lying-in-Hospital, Grosvenor Hospital for Women, St Mark’s Hospital; Fellow Roy. Sanitary Institute; Capt. RAMC

FAIRBAIRN, John Shields (1868 - 1944), Consulting Obstetric Physician and Gynæcologist, St Thomas’s Hospital, and Consulting Physician to General Lying-in Hospital; Past President, RCOG

CHARLES, Anthony Harold (1908 - 1990), Consulting Obstetric and Gynæcological Surgeon, St George’s Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, Samaritan Hospital for Women (St Mary’s); Consulting Gynæcologist, Royal National Orthopædic Hospital; formerly, Hon. Gynæcologist, King Edward VII Hospital for Officers; Consulting Gynæcologist, Caterham and District Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, General Lying-in-Hospital; late Hon. Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Army

BERKELEY, Comyns (1865 - 1946), Consulting Obstetric and Gynæcological Surgeon, Middlesex Hospital; Consulting Obstetric Surgeon, City of London Lying-in Hospital; Consulting Surgeon to Chelsea Hospital for Women; Consulting Gynæcological Surgeon, Hornsey, Central and Eltham Hospitals; Chairman of the Central Midwives Board; Surgeon in charge of the Middlesex War Hospital, Clacton-on-Sea, 1914–18

POLLOCK, William Rivers (1859 - 1909), Obstetric Physician to Westminster Hospital; Physician to Queen Charlotte’s Lying-in-Hospital; Examiner in Midwifery for the Royal College of Physicians, London, and Cambridge University (retired)

EDWARDS, George (1901 - 1989), Consulting Anæsthetist: St George’s, General Lying-in (St Thomas’), Samaritan (St Mary’s) and Queen Charlotte’s Hospitals

HEDLEY, John Prescott (1876 - 1957), Consulting Obstetric Physician to St Thomas’s Hospital; Consulting Physician to the General Lying-in Hospital; Gynæcologist to Ministry of Pensions; Member of General Medical Council

 

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