• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001445

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

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference OH 17/20
  • Date Range 25-Nov-88 - 25-Nov-88
  • Description

    1 hour 40 minutes 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 interview Heather was a nurse educator at the RAH. She was also actively involved in the Critical Care Nurses’ Association.

  • Access No restrictions on access.
  • Finding Aid Full transcript available (29 pages)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Schubert, Heather (1943 - )