Exhibition Credits

Bravery, Bandages and Bedpans was curated (in part) during the SARSCoV2 global public health crisis. Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association would like to acknowledge all the frontline health professionals working to keep Australians safe and healthy during this challenging time. This exhibition is dedicated to them, and all nurses past and present who have done their jobs with rigour and professionalism.


We would like to acknowledge the Phoon Family for their generous  donation.
Sponsorship was used towards the design and production
of the Display Canvases and Disease Posters.

Disease Posters: Gabriella Kontorovich  BMedSc UNSW,
Master of Global Health University of Barcelona

Graphic Design: Cristian Amunategui Gutierrez


…to all the PHHTNA Volunteers
who assisted in putting this Exhibition together.

Adrienne Pearson

John Pearson

Leonie Dunn

Alan Peacock

Ailsa Ransom

Anne Thompson

Carol Parker

Cathy Gleeson

Deidre Phoon

June Orsman

Maria Luff

Thanks to Dani Haski for her editing skills, design of posters
and working to present the Exhibition online.

Thanks the following organisations for their assistance:

  • The Police Association of NSW
  • Prince of Wales Hyperbaric Unit
  • Mudgee Local History Society

The content for this site has been drawn from the following publications:

The Coast Chronical The history of the Prince Henry Hospital

Written by C R Boughton

Published by The Board of

Prince Henry Hospital, 1963

Nurses at Little Bay by Maylean Cordia
Written by Maylean Cordia
 Published by Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association, 1995
Nurses Notes reflections of nursing in the 1960s, Prince Henry Hospital

Edited by Janette Doust

Published by CATS for

PHH Class of July 1961, 2015