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Interview with Judith Wotherspoon [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

Item Title
Interview with Judith Wotherspoon [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 17/18
Date Range
1 October 1988
Creator
Wotherspoon, Judith (1944 - )
Description

History of Nursing in South Australia

Judith Wotherspoon was born in Melbourne and came to Adelaide with her parents at the age of eight. She was educated at the Presbyterian Girl's College, and began nursing training at St Andrews' Presbyterian Hospital in 1962. On completion of training she worked at Cowell on Eyre Peninsula, and then trained as a midwife at the Crown Street Women's Hospital, Sydney. After nursing in Papua New Guinea, Britain and Canada, Judith studied at Flinders University for a Bachelor of Arts degree. Subsequently she worked in the field of community health and as a part-time lecturer at Sturt College. Between 1982 and 1985 she was senior lecturer in nursing at the Darwin Community College, then went to the University of NSW to complete a masters degree in health planning. At the time of the interview Judith was about to take up an appointment as lecturer in nursing at the South Australian Institute of Technology.

Quantity
2 cassettes
Finding Aid

Full transcript available (38 pages)

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