UKAHN Colloquium 2016

The UK Association for the History of Nursing, Research Colloquium was held on 11 July 2016 at the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps Regimental Headquarters, Camberley. The Headquarters is housed in what was the Army’s Staff and Command College within the prestigious Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst) estate.


Rekindling the desire to live?’ Nursing men following facial injury and surgery during the First World War: Dr. Claire Chatterton: Staff Tutor, The Open University in the North West & Chair of the RCN History of Nursing Society & Marilyn McInnes: Independent Scholar

Regulating   care during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Nurses and perceptions of Nursing in the Royal Navy and the British Army: Erin Spinney: PhD Student, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Not only fighting … but also the heat, disease and insects, and HOME was miles away’: The challenges of nursing on active service overseas in the Second World War: Dr. Jane Brooks: School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester

Keynote: Inside the tent looking out: A military nurse’s perspective on the history of military nursing: Lt Col (Retd) Dr Keiron Spires QVRM TD: Chair QARANC Association Heritage Committee

World War One and the civilian nursing services in England : Dr. Stuart Wildman: Honorary Research Fellow, History of Medicine Unit, University of Birmingham

The nursing narratives of women who served in the Middle East during the First World War: Dr Nadia Atia: Lecturer in World Literature, Queen Mary University of London

Male British Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachment Members in the First World War: Recruitment, Training, Work and Conscription: Dr. Rosemary Wall: Senior Lecturer in Global History, University of Hull

civilian casualties of war from an adversary country- finding heart and soul in PICU: Orly Kolpak: Nursing Administration, Galilee Medical Center, Israel

With Grateful thanks to Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, and the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps Association for their help and support in managing this event.