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Fighting fit. What changes did Florence make when she arrived?
Before Florence arrived Soldiers often died in the hospitals Can you think why? They were dirty, messy, smelly, with diseases and even…. RATS
Florence wrote that The men were kept in rooms without blankets or decent food. Unwashed, they were still wearing their army uniforms that were "stiff with dirt and blood". There were lots of diseases.
Can you match the numbers? Clean floors Patients are comfortable, mattresses on the bed Proper beds Fresh air Clean sheets Warm blankets Nurses Plenty of space The ward has a big heater in the middle. Nurses are organised by Florence
Florence wrote lots of letters to get help, like this one