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During peacetime the problems of a localised system were not apparent, but the experience of the Crimean War 1854-1856 highlighted the difficulties caused by lack of equipment and supplies, poor communication, inexperienced staff and badly managed resources.

His wound had not been dressed for five weeks, and I took at least a quart of maggots from it. It was a fortnight, or from that to six weeks, since the wounds of many of those men had been looked at and dressed. The toes of both the man's feet fell off with the bandages.

Are none of the daughters of England, at this extreme hour of need, ready for such a work of mercy? At one point less than 100 nurses had 10,000 men under their care. Detail from a letter from Emily Slesson enquiring about joining Florence Nightingale as a nurse in the Crimea Opens in a new window 43k Prior to the 1850s each British Army regiment had its own medical officer.

All the documents shown on this page are from held at the National Archives. The Crimean War has been characterised as one of the worst managed wars in history, with deaths due to illness and malnutrition at four times the rate of those due to enemy action. The Times war correspondent William H Russell brought the desperate conditions in the Crimea to the attention of the British public and popularised the call for women nurses to join the forces.

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Despite a rise in the number of nurses the workload was overwhelming. From many of the other patients I removed them in handfuls. Detail from the receipt from Vicountess Canning to M Fabian for four weeks wages for services as a nurse at Scutari Opens in a new window 31k The war ended with the fall of Sevastopol in early 1856, a key strategic town that has been held by the Russians for over 11 months, and the signing of The Treaty of Paris. Male orderlies, with no formal medical training, were seconded from the regiment.

Nightingale arrived at the Barrack Hospital in Scutari, a suburb on the Asian side of Constantinople, Turkey, on the eve of the Battle of Inkerman, November 4th 1854, with 38 nurses. The hand of another fell off at the wrist. One soldier had been wounded at Alma.