Thousands of nurses trained and worked at Prince Henry Hospital. 

In these posts they share their experiences in their own words.

Please see the guidelines below if you would like to contribute your story.

2003 As the last wards close, the museum opens The last remaining wards close. The spinal and rehabilitation units are
2000 Landcom appointed as developer The NSW government appointed Landcom to create a master plan and redevelop the Prince Henry
Miss Beryl Symons 20th March 1992 - 2nd January 1995 The 17th Director of Nursing Miss Beryl Symons R.N. R.M.N.
1991 PHHTNA establishes the archival collection PHHTNA establishes a collection of archives and medical equipment relating to the history of
1998 Medical facilities transferred to POW Transfer of specialist medical facilities and staff from PHH to POW randwick.
Mrs Jennifer O'Connell 25th January 1995 - 2002 Mrs Jennifer o' Connell R.N. R.M.N. B.Ed. D.N.G. M.CN. (NSW) was appointed the
1988 Prince Henry Hospital will close In September 1988  Minister for Health in the new Liberal Country Party Government,  Mr Collins, announced
The last patient, a diver suffering from DCI, was treated at the Prince Henry site on the 15 January 1995
1987 New units open as HIV begins to take a toll Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory officially openedLithotriptor Centre officially opened (A
Infographic - HIV
Back to exibition Disease Posters: Gabriella Kontorovich  BMedSc UNSW, Master of Global Health University of Barcelona;Graphic Design: Cristian Amunategui GutierrezMouse-over the
Mrs Joan Englert 17th February 1979 - 19th March 1992 Mrs Joan Englert, was appointed the Sixteenth Matron of The
Mrs Phyllis Newnham
Mrs Phyllis M Newnham 15th January 1973 - 16th February 1979 Mrs Phyllis Newnham nee Newcombe became the Matron or

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