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"Caps and veils" : the nursing history of the Sydney Hospital matrons and its nurses 1788-1985 / compiled and written by Valerie J. Griffiths.
Call No: B4.000/11/28
Author: Griffiths, Valerie J. ;
Publisher: Kogarah, NSW : Jingzhe Li, 2011.
Subject: Sydney Hospital History. ; Nurses - New South Wales - Sydney Biography. ; Nursing - New South Wales - Sydney - History. ; Nursing - Sydney - History. ; Nurses - Sydney Biography. ; Hospitals - New South Wales - Sydney - History. ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 324 p. : ill., ports., facsim. ; 29 cm.
Notes: Printed in China on recycled paper.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-255)
Public Note: Donated by Valerie Griffiths
Summary: Chapters Include:
1: What went before
2: The first matrons of The Sydney Hospital & Dispencery
3: Miss Lucy Osborne and the Nightingale influence - The First Nurses' Training School in Australia, 1868-1884
4: Miss Rebecca McKay, 1885-1891.
5: Miss Ellen Julia 'Nellie' Gould, RRC, 1892-1898.
6: Miss Rose Creal, RRC, 1898-1921. Including War Leave 1916-1920 covered by Miss M.A. Hill Fox (Acting Matron)
7: Miss Adelaide Maud Kellett, CBE, RRC, FNM, 1921-1944.
8: Miss Elsie Pidgeon, ARRC, FNM, FCNA, 1944-1956.
9: Miss Lyle Breakell, FCN, 1956-1962.
10: Miss Joyce Crossen Rodmell, OBE, FCNA, Dip. N. Admin. FCN (N.S.W.) 1962-1974.
Miss Patricia M. Danks, FCNA, Dip. N. Admin. 1977-1991.

Also Includes
WW1 Graduates
Winners of the Rose Creal Prize 1925-1985
List of Graduates 1870-1985

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