Matron: Miss Ethel McNevin 1937-1955

Miss Ethel McNevin 10th March 1937 – 2nd September 1955 Ethel McNevin assumed the matronship on the 10th of March 1937. She began her long association with the Coast Prince...

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POLIO

Back to exibition Disease Posters: Gabriella Kontorovich  BMedSc UNSW, Master of Global Health University of Barcelona;Graphic Design: Cristian Amunategui Gutierrez Mouse-over the image to zoom in Poliomyelitis was first...

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1950 Polio Outbreak

1950 Another Polio Outbreak The greatest number of admissions to Prince Henry Hospital of poliomyelitis per year was in the winter of 1946, and the summers of 1950...

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1951 First virus diagnostic laboratory established.

1951 The Institute of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine In 1947 the Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine started on its research activities, especially into the problems of poliomyelitis,...

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Matron: Miss Hope Croll 1955-1966

Miss Hope Croll 5th August 1955 – 16th March 1966 Miss Hope Croll R.R.C. became Matron of the Prince Henry Hospital on 5th August 1955. She recounts of...

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