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Matron: Miss Jean McMaster 1891-1905

Miss Jean McMaster 16th March 1891 – 20th February 1905 The appointment of Miss Jean McMaster as Matron in March 1891 was a fortunate choice for the hospital...

March 16, 1891 by  Read more...

Male Nurses

MALE NURSES Brothers of the Red Cross(indicative only; these men did not serve at The Coast Hospital) For decades the entry of men into the nursing profession was...

May 1, 1900 by  Read more...

Matron: Miss Alice Watson 1905-1926

Miss Alice Watson 19th June 1905 – 26th May 1926 Miss Alice Watson became Matron of the Coast Hospital in June 1905. She trained at Prince Alfred having...

June 19, 1905 by  Read more...

Herstory: Sister Sarah Margaret Furnifull 1887-1984

Sarah Margaret Furnifull trained as a nurse at the Coast Hospital between 1906 and 1909. Upon graduation she signed up for the Australian Army Nursing Service. She served...

November 11, 1917 by  Read more...

1918 Sister Edith Blake 1885-1918

A NURSE’S STORY Sister Edith Blake Edith Blake was the only Australian nurse to die in World War I as a direct result of enemy action. She was...

February 26, 1918 by  Read more...

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