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Street Hospital - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-12

Street Hospital - Endell Street Military Hospital - Netflix

Endell Street Military Hospital was a First World War military hospital located on Endell Street in Covent Garden, central London. This was the only hospital entirely staffed by suffragists (women who supported the introduction of votes for women). The hospital was established during the First World War in May 1915 by Doctors Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson. Both women were former members of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), a militant organisation that campaigned for women's suffrage in the early twentieth century. The hospital was run under the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) of the British Army. In 1917, Murray and Anderson each received the CBE for their work in the hospital. In October 1919, Endell Street received orders to evacuate and close the hospital. Endell Street Military Hospital closed its door in December 1919.

Street Hospital - Contributions - Netflix

During the hospitals active years, Endell Street Military Hospital staff were able to publish a total of seven publications in The Lancet, one of the world's oldest and best known general medical journals. The papers were in collaboration with the Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service.They included an analysis of a series of cases of anaerobic infection, and collaborated with the Institute Pasteur in trails of gas gangrene antiserum by Frances Ivens from the Scottish Women's Hospital at Royaumont. Endell Street and Royaumont together produced the first hospital-based research papers published by female British doctors.

Street Hospital - References - Netflix