Rockhampton Hospital nursing graduates with senior staff on graduation day in 1960
Title Rockhampton Hospital nursing graduates with senior staff on graduation day in 1960
Description The photograph shows Rockhampton Hospital nursing graduates with the Chair of the Rockhampton Hospitals Board, Medical Superintendent, Matron and Tutor Sister at their Graduation Ceremony in 1960. Those identified on copies of the photograph are as follows. 1st Row (L-R): Sr Editha Haynes (Tutor Sister); Mr Tom Sale (Medical Superintendent); Matron Margaret Graham; Mr N. F. Applin (Chair, Rockhampton Hospitals Board). 2nd Row: Margaret Densley; Betty Emma Johnson; Lola Smoothy; Pat Robinson; Margaret Scott; Verna Jones; ? Johnson; Myrtle D’Arcy; Jan Glover; Norma Hardwick; Shirley Lang. Thirteen of the students graduated with general nursing certificates and three with midwifery certificates from the Lady Goodwin. This is said to be the April-October Group 1959. Only one available list mentions the name “Johnson”. There was a Betty Emma Johnson who completed the midwifery certificate at the time and may not have been well known to the general nursing students.
Image Number 473
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original)
Subject Applin, N. F.
Subject Graham, Margaret
Subject Haynes, Editha
Subject Nurse Graduation Ceremony
Subject Nurses
Subject Sale, Thomas
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 1960
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 14.0 cm x 9.1 cm; scan .tif 20.2 MB 3307 x 2140 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.