Torquay and District Medical Society
October Meeting

Imperial Hotel, Torquay, Thursday 17th October 2019 at 7:30pm

Cost £23*, includes dinner followed by a talk by Nicci Pugh (see below).

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Nicci Pugh - TDMS Speaker

Nicci Pugh: "From Trafalgar to the Falklands"

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Talk by Nicci Pugh

From Trafalgar to the Falklands

A History of International Hospital Ships

After training as a nurse in Exeter and St George’s, Nicci joined the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service and was selected to serve on board HM Hospital Ship Uganda as a Senior Nursing Officer during the Falklands War.

Following her experiences Nicci now works as a voluntary ambassador for The South Atlantic Medal Association (

In this talk, Nicci explores the history and use of hospital ships to aid casualties of major conflicts including the Napoleonic, Crimean and the Falklands Wars.

* Please note that payment will be required at least one week in advance of the event. Cancellations received within 48 hours of the event cannot be refunded.