As part of the background research to the What’s Our Story project Mary Ingoldby talked to former members of staff who told stories about the development of medicine and practice at the old hospitals.
Their input was a valuable addition and informed the work, in particular the Frenchmead drama piece about legendary neurosurgeon Brian Cummings.
Read these written accounts of life at the old Southmead Hospital, Bristol.
Dr Tony O’Reilly recalls his time working at Frenchay A&E
David Joyce writes with great affection about his work at Southmead and the setting up of the original fertility clinic.