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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (9 June 1836–17 December 1917) was the first woman in Britain to qualify as a physician and surgeon and was also the founder of the first hospital staffed by women. Her civic achievements included becoming Mayor of Aldeburgh. Discover more about this remarkable woman and her life.

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