“Bads” in Healthcare Conference Programme Now Available

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

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

AMS Doctoral Completion Award/Bourse Pour Finir Sa Thèse

Applications are now being accepted for the AMS Doctoral Completion Award!  The AMS Doctoral Completion award exists to support full-time dissertation writing leading to dissertation completion for a doctoral student in the humanities or social sciences, writing on a history of medicine/health care topic. For more information please visit the NSHRF website. Applications are due

Canadian Military Nurses Honoured

Canadian Military Nurses were honoured with national historic recognition with a plaque at the War Sisters memorial in Regina.  Past CAHN president Marion McKay and Association of Registered Nurses president Joanne Peterson unveiled the memorial on November 8, 2017.  Look for Marion’s article in the next newsletter, but more information is available from Global News (with video) and

CFP: University of Ottawa Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Lifting the Rug: Revisiting Events, Perspectives, and Practices of Nursing and Health History, May 17, 2018 Call for Papers PDF The Nursing History Research Unit is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Graduate Student Conference, aimed at promoting the work of graduate students interested in the history of nursing and healthcare. This is a one day, bilingual

New Vera Roberts Archival Research Guides Now Available

Dr. Helen Vandenberg, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, and team completed two projects funded through the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN/ACHN) Vera Roberts research grant: Vandenberg, H., Boschma, G., McBain, L., Meijer Drees, L., McCulloch, M., & Gallagher-Cohoon, E. (2016). Guide to Archival Resources for Outpost Nursing and Remote Hospital History