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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SMALLPOX

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 In the opinion...

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1881 Smallpox Outbreak prompts establishment of isolation hospital

1881 Smallpox outbreak in Sydney In 1881 the child of a Chinese merchant, On Chong, became ill. It was not clear if the child had smallpox or not...

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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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1882 Joseph Beattie appointed Medical Superintendent

1882 Joseph Beattie appointed Medical Superintendent With the end of the Smallpox epidemic the Coast buildings stood empty for a short time.  As Sydney Hospital was at that...

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