Generations of nurses who dedicated years to Greater Manchester captured in fascinating pics


From wartime treatments to clap for carers

An image provided by Lindy Mirabitur, who was born on the same day the NHS was founded, and worked in it for 42 years. She described being ‘stood alongside girls from Pakistan, China, Jamaica, Australia and New Zealand’ as she began her midwifery career

Generations of nurses have dedicated years to the people of Greater Manchester.

Whether it’s for a minor injury or a serious condition, they are the people we turn to in a time of need. With so many hospitals in the region, staff are fondly remembered by local families for the difference they made in their lives.

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From wartime treatments to clap for carers, here’s a selection of classic images of nurses in our region.

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George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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