Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: St John of God Hospital

  • Saint John of God and the origins of nursing

    Nicolas Roberto Robles Badajoz, Spain   Figure 1: St John of God Hospital, Granada, Spain,  Real Academia Nacional de Medicina, 1950 The first biography of St. John of God was written by Francisco de Castro and is the source for most of what we know about his life. He was born João Duarte Cidade in…