Sister Ada Catherine Deane (married name Walters), Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1929
Title Sister Ada Catherine Deane (married name Walters), Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1929
Description Ada Catherine (Kit) Walters (née Deane) (09 Oct 1903 - 18 May 1985) trained at the Rockhampton Hospital between June 1925 and August 1929. She remained there as a Staff Nurse and Sister before completing obstetric training at the Queen Alexandra Hospital Hobart, graduating in February 1931. She served as Matron at the Isisford Hospital before undertaking child welfare training at Karitane, Sydney, which she completed in 1936. From 1937 - 1940 she was a Sister at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney. After a short period on the staff of the Lady Goodwin Hospital in Rockhampton she served as an Officer in the Australian Army Nursing Service from 1942 to 1946, holding the rank of Captain at the end of the war. From 1947 until her retirement in 1970 she was on the senior staff of the Rockhampton Hospital and was in charge of the Chest Clinic at the Hospital from its opening in 1959. (Janice Clare (née Deane), 'Ada Catherine Deane 1903 - 1985, 2010'. The story is held in the ACHHA Collection.)
Image Number 321
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Donated by Ada Catherine Walters (née Deane)
Subject Deane, Ada Catherine
Subject Nurses
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca. 1929
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 4 cm x 7 cm; scan .tif 1.4 MB 589 x 854 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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