Joan Martin

Junior casualty officer Joan Martin thought it was a test to see how the staff would manage when a call came through to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, saying there were 30 ‘faints’ on their way from a tube shelter. Then corpse after corpse was brought in, many of them children. Staff were forbidden to speak to anyone of the disaster and for fifty years, Joan never did.

 

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