WWI and the Royal Victoria Military Hospital

(KS3)

The Royal Victoria Military Hospital at Netley treated over 50,000 casualties of WW1, with both the main hospital building and Red Cross auxiliary hospitals full to capacity for much of the war. In this interactive session, students will learn about: conditions in the trenches and how soldiers were injured in WW1; the medical evacuation route from the battlefield to hospitals like Netley; conditions and treatments at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Red Cross hospitals; and the stories of some individual patients of the hospital in WW1.

Interactive session length: 90 minutes

Interactive session price: £6.50 per pupil

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