1918-1920 The Influenza Pandemic

1918-1920 The Influenza Pandemic Following the Great War came the extraordinarily virulent influenza pandemic which swept the world, carrying off, it has been estimated, something like 20 million...

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Matron: Miss Caroline M Burne 1926-1936

Miss Caroline M Burne 5th May 1926-2nd February 1936 Caroline Maud Burne was the first Coast trainee to be appointed matron on Alice Watson’s retirement in May 1926. ...

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1930 The Depression creates demand for nursing training

1930 The Depression fuels demand for nursing training Australia plunges into economic depression. High unemployment creates a demand for nursing places at the Coast Hospital and the social...

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Matron: Miss Clarice M Dickson 1936-1937

Miss Clarice M Dickson 16th February 1936 – 6th March 1937 Miss Clarice Molyneaux Dickson, R.R.C., was a trainee nurse at the Coast, starting there in 1909. She...

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Herstory: Olive Freeman Pratt 1916-2009

A NURSE’S STORY Nurse Olive Freeman Pratt Olive Freeman Pratt trained as a nurse at Prince Henry Hospital between 1936 and 1939.  She also worked at the hospital...

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