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Dorothy Wiley - association with Eleanor Harvey; establishment of King Edward Memorial Hospital; first wards; first matron; rates of pay; foundation of the nursing training school by Miss Harvey, 1916; the Australian Trained Nurses Association; Mrs Walsh, Mrs Latta, Miss Denny, Miss McRyan, Mrs Brierly; private hospitals, Westminster, Stirling, Grosvenor, Parkside; Dr Clement, Couch, McAleer, Officer, Merriweather, Haynes, Gillespie, Hadley, Ambrose; examination procedures for nursing; private maternity hospitals. Clara Taylor - childhood illness, typhoid, 1908; medical treatment; nursing training at Karitani, Melbourne; work in Morra Hospital; midwifery training at King Edward Maternity Hospital with Mrs Walsh; private nursing experience; move to Nannup; emergencies in hospital; return to Perth; living conditions; food; Miss Carson, Miss Hayes, Sister Edis, Sister Bottle; nursing duties at King Edward Maternity Hospital.
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12 November 2018
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