“AIDS is not over and neither is AIDS in the past” (Sarah Schulman)
The impact epidemics have continues well beyond the crisis itself: social, psychological and political.
The number of men in nursing remains low, with less than 10% of applicants to nursing courses men.
Before the advent of successful drug therapies in the 1950s, nursing was central to patients’ experiences of tuberculosis care.
Take a free guided tour round our historic building on Open House London weekend.
“Extra iron lungs were hastily flown in … Most were not needed ... There were many deaths that weekend.”
Oor Mad History is a community arts and archive project, set up in 2008 to reclaim and promote the history of activism and collective advocacy by people with mental health issues.