Child's Gas Mask. Courtesy of Northern Ireland War Memorial.

Blitz 1941

Developed in partnership with: In 1941, the Blitz arrived in Belfast. Working with Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum, we set out to explore the Belfast Blitz from a medical history perspective, focusing on injury, shock, stress-related illness and medical care. We drew from Northern Ireland War Memorial’s oral histories collection and Blitz-related material to develop new

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The Midwife’s Bag

Developed in partnership with: The Story behind the Midwife’s Bag In the 1960s, Mrs Moffat worked as a busy midwife, helping deliver new-born babies across East Belfast. Decades later, her family found her midwives’ bag in an attic where it had been left untouched. The bag still contained Mrs Moffat’s midwifery tools. The bag was recently

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