1887

1887: Hospital officially recognised as a training school for nurses

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The nursing school was inaugurated on 16 April 1890. After the prescribed two years of lectures on anatomy, physiology and general nursing, a certificate was issued showing attendance.

The first successful candidates were Grace Jennings Carmichael, Eleanor Goddard, Margaret Price and Alma Packham.

 

Image: 
Group of Nurses, Circa 1895
The Children's Hospital; Carlton, Victoria
Gelatin silver photograph on card

1887