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Offline katarina66

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Needing info for historic research
« on: October 07, 2021, 11:40:52 AM »
In my latest novel, set in 1946, a district nurse delivers a stillborn baby. The parents blame her for the death of the child and make a complaint. My problem is how would such a complaint be dealt with back in 1946 in Scotland? Finding it very hard to get any info. Any publications/ websites you know where I could get the information? 

Offline Heartsongsdiary

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Re: Needing info for historic research
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2021, 12:44:31 AM »
In my latest novel, set in 1946, a district nurse delivers a stillborn baby. The parents blame her for the death of the child and make a complaint. My problem is how would such a complaint be dealt with back in 1946 in Scotland? Finding it very hard to get any info. Any publications/ websites you know where I could get the information? 

http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/uk/ab-ukscotland.html

I hope this helps. jt

Offline katarina66

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Re: Needing info for historic research
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2021, 06:29:42 AM »
Thank you.

Offline Heartsongsdiary

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Re: Needing info for historic research
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2021, 02:57:32 PM »
You're welcome.