Ethel Johns Plaque Mounted

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A plaque honouring Ethel Johns as a National Historic Person of Canada was mounted on February 26, 2019, in Vancouver.  Located in Patient’s Park on the UBC campus, this plaque was first unveiled in 2015.  Johns was the first director of the UBC School of Nursing which is celebrating its centenary this year. For more

“Bads” in Healthcare Conference Programme Now Available

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A conference organized in co-operation with the European Association for the History of Nursing and the European Journal for the History of Nursing and Nursing Ethics. The conference proposes to look closely at “bads” in the history of nursing, midwifery and other professions in healthcare. What shaped the perception of bad care? Who was held responsible

New First World War Nursing Online Exhibit

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The HSC Archives/Museum has launched a new online exhibit that commemorates the graduates from the Winnipeg General Hospital and Children’s Hospital Schools of Nursing who served as Nursing Sisters during the First World War.  The project was funded by the Province of Manitoba and the generosity of the Nurses’ Alumni Association of the Winnipeg General