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Florence Nightingale 1820-1910

Florence Nightingale 1820-1910 Born 12th May, 1820, Florence, Italy May 12 is now celebrated around the world as International Nurses Day 2020, Florence Nightingales 200th Birthday, has been...

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Matron: Mrs Mary Meyler 1881-1885

Mrs Mary Meyler 4th December 1881-4th November 1885 On 4th December 1881 the Board appointed Mrs Mary Meyler Matron. There is presently little personal information available about the...

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Matron: Miss M.D. Farquharson 1885-1886

Miss M D Farquharson 5th November 1885 – 30th January 1886 Miss M.D. Farquharson’s tenure as Matron was brief. She commenced on 5th November 1885 and resigned barely...

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Matron: Miss Isabella Dickson 1886-1888

Miss Isabela Dickson 1st February 1886 – January 1888 Miss Isabella Dickson became the Matron on Ist February 1886.  By 1887 the average daily number of beds was...

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Matron: Mrs Helen McKay 1888-1891

Mrs Helen McKay February 1888 – 1st March 1891 Mrs Helen Mackay, a charming, competent Prince Alfred Hospital nurse, became Matron in 1888. She kept pet cockatoos, a...

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