Talk by Dr Jane Adams: Medical Care on the Home front, 18 April

Medical care on the Home front: the work of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals in Herefordshire. Speaker Dr Jane Adams

VAD hospitals were auxiliary hospitals, managed by the Red Cross,  set up often in large private houses all over the country to treat  wounded soldiers. Hospitals in Herefordshire included Hampton Court, Sarnesfield, Caradoc Court, Beechwood. Nurses, known as VADs were recruited from local women and given a short training. Local doctors provided medical support.

Wednesday 18th April 2018, 2.00-3.30pm, College Hall, Hereford Cathedral.

Free tickets available from Cathedral shop or Hereford Library 01432 383600