Online Exhibition

International Year of the Nurse & Midwife 2020 – Online Exhibition

Nurses & Midwives from all over the world, we would love to hear your story. Not matter how short or how long your journey in nursing & midwifery is.
We would love to hear from ALL different types of nurses, dental nurses, veterinary nurses, school nurses……from all over the world. Please help add to our online exhibition. This exhibition runs until the end of 2020.

Margaret Cooper

Elcho Island Elcho Island, NT AustraliaElcho Island, NT AustraliaElcho Island, NT Australia Margaret Cooper Toowoomba, Australia Tell us a little about your training. I commenced general nurse training at Toowoomba Base hospital on 8 January 1968. I had not considered nursing as a career until...

Donna Campbell

Donna Campbell Gold Coast, Australia Tell us a little about your training. 3 yrs hospital based in Sydney , practice was done on the wards and the theory in a classroom ... best training ever it was so good . I also was lucky enough...

Pamela Talmage

Pamela Talmage, retired Blacktown, Australia Tell us a little about your training. I entered the Profession in 1988 at 40 years of age. My husband had been retrenched, we had 6 children and he was unable to retrain or find work. I applied and was...

Kara Quinn

Kara Quinn, Rural Central Queensland Australia Tell us a little about your training. I completed Diploma of Nursing (EEN) with Gold Coast tafe externally while working with my husband on cattle property. Then went on to study Bachelor of Nursing (RN) with USQ in Toowoomba,...

Beryl Campbell

Beryl Campbell 12/9/88 - 11/12/62 Married George Walker, a solicitor from Melbourne, in 1921. Tell us a little about your training In 1908, Beryl Campbell was accepted as a trainee at the Rockhampton Hospital.  Nursing training with its minimal pay and associated “harsh cleaning and...

Melanie Simmons

Melanie Simmons, Australia Tell us a little about your training. I began my hospital based training 24/4/1967 at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. (RNSH). Our first eight weeks were in PTS (Preliminary Training School). Food and lodgings were provided and it was mandatory...