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The Life of Dr Helen Boyle (1869−1957) 

The Life of Dr Helen Boyle (1869−1957)
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The Life of Dr Helen Boyle (1869−1957)
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Fiona Subotsky

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10.1093/med/9780198785484.003.0005
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date: 24 January 2022

This chapter presents a profile of Dr Helen Boyle. Having trained at the London School of Medicine for Women from 1890, qualifying in 1893 with the Scottish triple qualification, becoming licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. In 1894 she achieved her MD in Brussels with distinction. She started the Lewes Road Dispensary for Women and Children in Brighton which in 1905 became the Lady Chichester for the Treatment of Early Mental Disorders, the first of its kind.

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