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Interview with Heather Schubert [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

Item Title
Interview with Heather Schubert [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 17/20
Date Range
25 November 1988
Creator
Schubert, Heather (1943 - )
Description

History of Nursing in South Australia

Heather Schubert, nee Duffield, was born in Stirling, South Australia. She began nursing training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 1961. After midwifery training Heather returned to the RAH in charge of the Recovery Ward attached to the operating theatres. This was the beginning of 'Intensive Care' nursing, which Heather developed over a number of years. In 1974 she became a nursing supervisor, and in 1976 she was seconded to the South Australian Health Commission to provide education in high technology nursing for staff in country hospitals. At the time of the interivew Heather was a nurse educator at the RAH. She was also actively involved in the Critical Care Nurses' Association.

Quantity
2 cassettes
Finding Aid

Full transcript available (29 pages)

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