Jannett’s story touches on the role of women of colour in the NHS. Her story is told in her book My Windward Side, and you can also read up on Our Migration Story. I first learned about her in Proffessor Kushner’s book The Battle of Britishness, you will hear his voice in this episode I and want to thank him again for speaking with me and everything I’ve learned from him.
While you’re here sign this petition to name the NEC in Birmingham after Mary Seacole.
You might also enjoy this previous episode on Matron Hulda Shipanga and this episode of Very Loose Women episode about UK immigration policy being more hostile for women.