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Nursing History

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RPA Matrons and Directors of Nursing 1882-2013

Mrs Elizabeth Lelia Murray - 1882-86
Miss Catherine C Downs - 1886-1891
Miss Susan Bell McGahey - 1891-1904
Miss Mabel Newill - 1904-1918
Miss Phyllis Mary Boissier, MBE - 1918-1935
Miss Beatrice Jean Dun, MBE - 1935-1941
Miss Helen Budd Hetherington - 1941-1947
Miss Margaret Frances Looker - 1948-1954
Miss Evelyn J Lawrie - 1954-1960
Miss Margaret C Nelson - 1960-1978
Mrs Yvonne M Winter - Principal Director of Nursing 1978-1988
Ms Lynne Ramsay - Principal Director of Nursing 1989
Ms Katherine Szitniak - 2006-2011
Ms Joanne Edwards - 2011-2013

By Dr Vanessa Witton and Dr Kathryn Hillier, RPA Museum and Archives
Sources: 'The First Fifty Years' by Dorothy Mary Armstrong (1965); 'The Second Fifty Years' by Helen Croll Wilson (2000); The Life and Times of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia by Muriel Knox Doherty (1996); Australasian Trained Nurses' Journal; The Sydney Morning Herald; RPA Archives "Memories" collection.