Dr. Shirley Marie Stinson, OC, AOE, RN, EdD, LLD (Hon), DSc (Hon), DSL (Hon) Dr. Shirley Marie Stinson, a visionary nursing leader and a founding member of the CAHN-ACHN, passed away on June 4th, 2020 at the age of 90. She was honoured for her rich contributions to multiple fields, including raising the profile of
The second seminar in the Pandemic Histories seminar series is happening June 15th at 2 pm EST. This roundtable seminar “On The Margins: Epidemic and the disenfranchised,” features nursing historian Karen Flynn, Maureen Lux, Richard McKay, and Kevin Siena. More information on the poster below.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Royal College of Nursing Library in London, UK is offering several events that would have taken place in person as online events. To take part in these events please register through the following links. Who Cares? A History of Emotions in Nursing April 23, 5-6pm BST Workshop lead by
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
A new website is now available for the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni (Halifax, NS). The VGH School of Nursing graduated its’ first nurses in 1892. By the time of its closure in 1995, the VGH had graduated around 5000 nurses. For more on the school’s history, archives, and scheduled events check out
Available for Purchase at the annual CAHN conference in Halifax! THE BOOK A couple of years ago I was reminiscing about my student nursing days in Yarmouth School of Nursing, a three-year diploma program when I wrote a small, unedited recounting of those difficult times. Suddenly at that time, I wanted to reach out to