Interview with Mrs Iris Brook, nurse and nurses' representative, 27 Oct 1982
27 Oct 1982
Covers various aspects of her trade union career.
Duration: 43 minutes 46 seconds on side 1; 26 minutes 42 seconds on side 2.
1 cassette (90)
Iris Brook (nee Benyon) trained as a nurse and midwife first at Tredegar and then at Mile End Hospital in London. She married Dr Charles Brook in 1924. They were both members of the Socialist Medical Association. Between 1936 and 1941 she was the organiser for the nursing section of the National Union of County Officers, later the Guild of Nurses. She later served on the Staff Side of the Nurses and Midwives Whitley Council and was a governor of Guy's Hospital in London from 1948 to 1974.
CD copy at location 217/2/4 box (2)
To play digital copy click first two URLs below. For transcript click on third URL.