• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003066

Vera Adderley interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 833
  • Date Range 23-Aug-79 - 23-Aug-79
  • Description

    Vera Adderley talks about her early nursing career; her organising ability; the changes in hospital administration; nurse training; nursing in New Guinea; midwifery; nursing care today; hospitals today; doctors and medical students; method of selection; her childhood; male nurses; professional life and social life; her marriage; restrictions on nurses; qualities for a director of nursing and the introduction of state care health.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
  • Finding Aid Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 84 leaves).

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  • Primary Creator
    • Adderley, Vera May (1915 - 1984)