In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ...
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Eleanor Bramwell is determined to be a doctor, in spite of the unfriendly attitudes of universally male doctors. When visiting friend Victoria insists Eleanor examine her, she diagnoses syphilis and ...
Eleanor and Robert treat several cases of cholera in the Thrift, and Eleanor has to report them to Robert's old adversary (and current Medical Officer) Finn O'Neill. O'Neill treats the patients with ...
At the end of World War I, the Bannerman family re-opens the Grand Hotel after a lengthy closure and a costly re-furbishing. The hotel has been in the family for a long time and John ... See full summary »
Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »
In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. Eleanor Bramwell works under Sir Herbert Hamilton's supervision. She isn't happy. After he stupidly loses a perfectly healthy young mother, Eleanor decides it is time to make her mark in medical history. Mocked by fellow medical students and questioned by her father, Doctor Robert Bramwell, Eleanor is soon given a renovated building - by donation of the kind Lady Cora Peters - and begins her own infirmary - The Thrift. But with all odds against her, will she survive? Will she make her dream come true? Will her colleagues trust her? Written by
turn of the century London....a thrift infirmary treating patients with
the diseases and scourges of the day....graphic depictions of 19th
century medical practices, including operations, amputations, etc... a
beautiful lady doctor with a heart of gold and a stubborn streak...YES
PLEASE....MAY I HAVE SOME MORE! I'd jump off a ladder if there was a
chance I'd get treatment from Jemma Redgrave. I can look at her all
I've got to stop watching shows like this. It only makes it harder in
real life...finding real women to compare to the likes of Eleanor
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