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RDH Special Care Nursery

Title : RDH Special Care Nursery
Accession ID : P2016.689

Document type: Nursing Museum Photograph
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Item Name RDH Special Care Nursery
Description Special Care Nursery Staff of the 1980s. Back row Jan Hazeldine, Lily Ting, Mary Hill (Enrolled Nurse), Christine Paynter. Front row Dr Alan Walker (Paediatrician),Connie Yi, Ann Fardell.
Materials Colour photograph
Item Dates 1980s
Importance Local
Significance note Showing uniforms of the day. Blue stripes for Registered Nurses and green stripes for Enrolled Nurses. Note that the badges were still worn by staff.
Location Status Stored
Current Location P Folder I
Source or Donor J Hanley
Provenance Notes The Nursery was staffed mostly by Registered Nurses who were also Midwives. Dr Walker was the consultant paediatrician. The nursery served a wide area from Nhulunbuy across the top end to Kununurra. The Babies were pre-term or unwell at birth.
Visual Condition Good
Physical Condition Good
Condition of Item on Receipt Good
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