The Heart of Bart’s


Editor: Greta Barnes
Published: 2011, Obelisk Books
Format: Paperback, 140 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9557206-2-8



The Hearts of Bart’s is a tribute to a well loved hospital by people who were proud to be a part of it, however small, over a period of 50 years. Greta Barnes and her many contributors write about their time at St Bartholomew’s Hospital during what many describe as its ‘golden years’.

About the Author

Greta Barnes (née Tisdale) trained as a nurse at Barts from 1959 to 1962 and was the founder/chief executive of the National Asthma and Respiratory Training Centre from 1986 until her retirement in 2001. She was awarded the MBE in 1995, lives in a village in the Cotswolds, and has a large close family including nine grandchildren.