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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

BREAYLEY, Jeanette Marjorie interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box 33
Identifier: H0261
Overview In this interview Jeanette tells of her nurses training and career. She became the Principal Nurse at Riverton Hospital in 1977 and remained in this position until 1997. She explains some of the initiatives she introduced which included: patients dressing during the day, visits from the local Playcentre, a cat and dog, making better use of staff resources through changes to shifts. She goes on to tell of efforts to stop the closing at various times. Jeanette had a 39 year career in nursing.
Dates: 2016

COLLINSON, Mary Ellen (Nellie) interviewed by Edith Ruddenklau

 Record Group — Box 24
Identifier: H0377
Overview Nellie was 95 at the time of this interview. She talks about her parents coming to New Zealand from the UK and arriving in Bluff. Her father was involved in the building part of the hospital in Invercargill when it was sited in Dee Street, the Mataura freezing works and the Royal Mail Hotel in Lumsden. Her mother, Grace Wilson, was very good at needlework. Nellie talks about her school days and games played as a child. On leaving school, Nellie went to work for H&J Smiths. She then nursed...
Dates: 1993

DUMBLE, Myrtle Eileen interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box 34
Identifier: H0263
Overview In this interview Myrtle tells of her time training and working at Riverton Hospital. She gives a description of her training, the set up of the wards, patient numbers, beds, wages and living conditions. She also looks at life and social life on days off.
Dates: 2016

FORDYCE, Shona Joyce interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 29
Identifier: H0199
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. In this interview Shona discusses and details family history, growing up in Colac Bay, and her father’s occupation. She recalls Maori culture and Takutai O Te Marae in Colac Bay. She discusses her nursing career, marriage, house plans and the Glengarry community.
Dates: 2014

Group of nurses outside the Nurses Home on Leven Street, c.1900

 Item — Box 2: Series S1482; Series S2019; Series S2695; Series S2704; Series S2705; Series S2706; Series S2713; Series S2728; Series S2735; Series S2736; Series S2737; Series S2740; Series S2745; Series S2746; Series S2754; Series S2759; Series S2760; Series S2768; Series S2771; Series S2772; Series S2773; Series S2774; Series S2776; Series S2777; Series S2778; Series S2780; Series S2781; Series S2782; Series S2786 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 2]
Identifier: S27590001
Scope and Contents Six women, two in nurses uniforms, stand on the porch of the Nurses Home on Leven Street, Invercargill.
Dates: c.1900