Mary Funnell

Mary Funnell was born in Brighton in 1953. She worked as an Auxiliary Nurse on the Maternity Unit of the Royal Sussex County Hospital from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s.

She recalls her experiences of working there, including the daily work routine, how she cared for babies, interactions with colleagues, descriptions of the uniform, and witnessing the aftermath of the Brighton Bombings. She briefly recalls being a patient when she had her tonsils out.

Recorded on 15/10/2019, Brighton, UK

Oral history: Mary Funnell