16 Jan 2024
13 Jan 2024
From 1857 to 1928, the museum building was the Peterborough Infirmary, the first hospital for the city. Primary sources in the museum collection and census records from 1911 have been used in planning this fully immersive experience day.
Become a trainee nurse at Peterborough Infirmary and go about your duties:
In the operating theatreMatron Cavell is visiting us to see how we train our new nurses. Help to get the operating theatre all ready for the doctor as you find out more about Edith Cavell and the changes in the nursing profession over time.
In the hospital kitchenMeet Eve Hall and use original objects as you help with the chores including making pastry and cleaning the numerous sheets. You will also make a nurse’s hat.
Edward’s homeOne of today’s patients is a child and has a burn injury. Look at a Victorian kitchen similar to the patient’s. What do you think happened to him and how could it be prevented from happening again?
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In this ‘Edith Cavell & Other Past Lives’ experience, pupils will:
National Curriculum links: History, English, Science, PSHE.
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- Teacher from Anthony Curton CEVA Primary School
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