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The Erskine Limb

Horrific wounds from new technological advances such as shrapnel and machine guns meant that over 41,000 men in the British Armed Forces alone lost at least one limb as a result of injuries gained during the First World War.  For… Read More ›

The First Matron at Erskine

For International Nurses Day we decided to look at one of the most important figures in the founding of Erskine, the hospital’s first matron, Agnes Carnochan Douglas. Agnes began her nursing career at the Western Infirmary where she worked with… Read More ›