Angels or aliens? Refugee nurses in Britain, 1938 to 1942.

@article{Stewart2003AngelsOA,
  title={Angels or aliens? Refugee nurses in Britain, 1938 to 1942.},
  author={John Stewart},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={2003},
  volume={47},
  pages={149 - 172}
}
In spring 1940 Annie Altschul, an Austrian probationer nurse at Ealing Voluntary Hospital in London, was forced to leave her employment. Altschul was later to become a pioneer in psychiatric nursing and in 1976 was appointed Professor of Nursing at Edinburgh University, the first from her specialism to attain this rank. In 1940, however, Altschul, a socialist and former Viennese mathematics student, was a refugee from fascist and Nazi oppression in her homeland.' Her exile status and political… CONTINUE READING