A Biographical Blog

Noria Barcard

One of the most memorable patients in Ethiopia was little girl called Noria/Nonia Barcard. Her foot had been fused to the front of her leg, she fell in the fire, which would have been in the centre of her hut. This photo was taken after treatment.We found her in Jijiga,…

Sister Caswell’s Cinefilm

Whilst working abroad Nurse Caswell bought a cine camera to so that she could share with her family what life was like. Her dad felt very clever being able to set up the projector and show the films! The film has been put together and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ADo0TzPtew&feature=youtu.be

This is Your Life

Sister Caswell surprised her friend and colleague, British Red Cross ambulance driver David Ellaway on ‘This is Your Life’ (Season 26 Episode 8) back in 1985. Presenter: Eamonn Andrews. David thought that he was 'in on the secret' and that the man sitting beside him was the one about to…