Matron Maud Green Rockhampton Hospital 1930
Title Matron Maud Green Rockhampton Hospital 1930
Description Miss Sarah Maud (Maud) Green trained at the Rockhampton Hospital between Oct 1907 and Oct 1910. She undertook midwifery training at the Rockhampton Women's Hospital in 1926. After her graduation, Miss Green worked in hospitals in Maryborough and Brisbane. She then became Matron for one year at each of the Einasleigh and Forsyth Hospitals. She then gained further experience in hospitals in Sydney and Brisbane. Her first major leadership position was as Matron at the Victoria Hospital in Barcaldine, a position which she held for 13 years. She was then briefly Matron at the new Eventide Home in Charters Towers and Acting Matron at the Convalescent Home at Emu Park from which position she was appointed as Matron of the Rockhampton Women's Hospital in 1929. She then transferred with her staff to the position of Matron at the Lady Goodwin Maternity Hospital when it opened on the North Street site in September 1930. Soon after, she was appointed Matron of both the General Hospital and the Lady Goodwin Hospital and held the positions from 1930 until late 1944. After a period as Matron at the Rockhampton Grammar School, she left Rockhampton and returned to Barcaldine where she was Matron for another seven years, leaving at age 71. She then took up a 3-month relieving appointment at the Augathella Hospital and left the job several years later at the age of 78 and died in 1980 at the age of 94.
Image Number 41
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc
Source (Original)
Subject Green, Sarah Maud
Subject Hospital Matrons
Subject Nurses
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca.1907
Format of Original photographic image: b&w (8.8cm x 13cm); scan .tif file 1.5 MB 1026 x 1516 pixels
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