• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0855

Spry, Pamela Joy

(1924 – 2021)
  • Born 10 December, 1924, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Died 8 January, 2021, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Nurse educator, Nursing administrator


Pam Spry was born in Adelaide, South Australia and began training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) in 1945. From 1973-1984 she was Director of Nursing at the RAH. Over the years Pam has also been involved with the Florence Nightingale Committee, the South Australian Health Commission, the Education Committee of the Nurses’ Board, the Planning Committee for the first basic tertiary nursing course at Sturt College, and the SA Branch of the Australian Nursing Federation.

Published resources

  • Resource
    • Trove

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Pamela Joy Spry [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin