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Appointments and Resignations

Nurses Elizabeth Young and Elizabeth Jack have been appointed sisters at the Dunedin Hospital. #]C #p ql . 3|v Sister Cora Turnbull has been appointed sister-in-charge of the X-Ray Department where the work has largely increased. SjJ sj> Sp i|C Sp *j* Nurse Emma Bell has been recommended for the Eraser medal.

Sister Stanton, trained at Wanganui Hospital and for two and a half years ward sister m Christchurch Hospital, has been appointed mation-in -charge of scarletfever hospital, Buttle Lake, under supervision of the lady superintendent of the Base Hospital. Nurse^Haste, of the senior staff, has been appointed ward sister. :fc :£ ifc Sister Jean Gilmer has resigned her position as Home sister at Christchurch Hospital and returned to her home m the North, wheie she proposes taking a prolonged holiday. % :£ H= $? Sister Ingles of the nursing staff has been appointed Home Sister. :{; %: %: Miss Stubbs recently resigned the matronship of the Townley Maternity Hospital, vj Jo uome. jj j- $. jj. .I, Nurse Hamann, trained at the Dunedin Hospital, has been appointed matron of the Picton Hospital. # % % sfc & % Nurse Muir, late sister at the Hokotika Hospital, has been appointed to the charge of the Otira Cottage Hospital. Nurse Annie Maclean, trained at the Dunedin Hospital, and at the St. Helen's Hospital, Dunedin, has been appointed matron of the Naseby Hospital. Nurse Brown having resigned the position. Nurse Brewer, trained ."at Auckland Hospital and the Rotunda, Dublin, is now taking charge of the Rotunda private hospital, Gisborne. * sK * Sister Young, of the Auckland Hospital, has been appointed home-sister. $ $ $ $ # Since the opening of the King George Memorial Home, Christchurch, all the consumptive patients have been transferred from the General Hospital to that institution. Nurse R. Commons, trained at Auckland Hospital, and gold medallist, 1913, was appointed second theatre sister. & i£ $i %: Sister Bennett, after completing her training at St. Helens, has returned to Palmerston as senior sister.

Miss McLagan, matron of Palmerston North Hospital, has been granted leave of absence for twelve months and has left on a trip to England. Miss Greig, sub-matron, has been appointed acting-matron. Nurse Gertrude Hall has been appointed sister at the Oamaru Hospital. Sister Urquhart, so well [known at the Te Waikato Sanatorium' and at the Otaki Sanatorium, has been appointed sister-in-charge of the King Edward Vl] . Memorial Home, fwhich was recently opened for advanced cases of phthisis attached to the Cashmere Hills Sanatorium. $ $ %t $ s}c $ Sister Beattie, Home sister of the Auckland Hospital, has been appointed matron of the Knox Bequest Home for Incurables, near Auckland. This is a new institution, built by money bequeathed for the purpose and vested m the hands of trustees. A special ward for advanced cases of phthisis is a feature of the new Home. ;J: :J: :}: sje Sister Mary Anderson, trained at Christchurch and lately sister at Te Waikato Sanatorium, has been appointed matron of the Coromandel Hospital. Hi $ $ # ♦ ♦ Sister Campbell, of Coromandel Hospital , has also resigned her position, and will shortly be engaged m private nursing m Auckland. Nurse Emma Clemow, who has been so long incapacitated from work, writes that she is very well again, though not ready for her old work. She is taking charge of an old lady, and is very glad to be busy again. She is now m Auckland. Nurse Ella Balmer has gone Home m the Remuera. $$$' $ $ $ Miss Aitken, who was a member of the nursing staff of the Christchurch Hospital for some years, is a passenger by the Remuera for England. She will be a,way for two years. % $ $ # * # Mrs. Tait (Nurse Hayward, of Dunedin) is now at Ngaruwahia, where her husband has started practice.

We hear from Nurse Lind that she and Nurse Hitchcock have completed their midwifery training at the Rotunda and are doing some private nursing m England, taking holiday jaunts m the intervals. Nurse Lind writes from Endsleigh Street North, Gordon Square, London. * * * * * * Miss Dougherty — so long matron of Palmerston North Hospital— has recently returned from England and is visiting m different parts of the North Island. She is looking very well after her long stay m the Old Country. * * * * ;•; * At the recent hospital examination at the Auckland Hospital, Nurse Suckling gained the gold medal awarded by the board. * * * * * * Nurse McKercher, of Invercargill Hospital, who has been doing private work m Dunedin, was unfortunate enough to break her leg while at work m Oamaru ; she is m the hospital there, Miss Keddie taking every care for her comfort. * * * * * * Nurse Macmillan, so long identified with Prospect House private hospital, left m the middle of May on a visit to England, where she will spend some little time with Miss Tombe ; Nurse B. C. MacKay is a fellow-passenger, en route for Canada, her future home. * * * * * * Nurse Ivy Foote, sister of Miss Foote, Rawlingstone Private Hospital, Auckland, has come to Dunedin to engage m private nursing. * * * * * $ Sister Spillman, of Wellington, has taken charge of Prospect House private hospital for Miss Hay. * * :■; * ;■; Miss Eaddy leaves for England on July 16th, sailing by the lonic. She is travelling with a former patient, but hopes to do some private nursing work m England before returning to New Zealand. * * * * * ♦ Miss Ewart, of Invercargill, sends an interesting account of her trip home, and we hope to publish some extracts m our next issue. Miss Ewart's address will be c/o Miss Rowlands, 5 Gordon Street, Gordon Square, London, W.C.

Nurse Dodd, who went to Melbourne with Nurse White to take maternity training, has returned to Dunedin and is working from the Nurses' Home. * * * * * * Miss Dawson, district nurse at Thames for the past year, left for India on May 1 lth. Nurses Brien and Quigley leave for Vancouver by the Niagara on July 3rd, and Nurses Parker and Martin also are bound for the same port. Sister Ella Cooke, who was recently appointed Native Health Nurse m the Waikato, also leaves by the Niagara, accompanying her sister on a trip to England. The Niagara will not want for nurses on this trip. Miss Eleanor Chappell, who has been country nurse at Whangaroa and who did good work last year m the Maori epidemic of typhoid, has resigned her position and is now opening a private hospital m Tauranga. * * * * * * Nurse Marion Stuart, late of Picton, has just opened a private hospital for maternity cases m Hawera. Nurses Tebbutt and Reynolds, of Auckland, have also opened a private hospital for medical and surgical cases m Hawera. * * * * * * Nurse Hunt has given up her private hospital m Hawera and is taking a holiday m Wellington. # % * * * Nurses Beatrice Hamilton and Johanna Lodge have taken the private hospital m Otahuhu , Auckland, recently owned by Nurses Early and Nicholson. Nurse Early was spending a short holiday m Wellington. * ***** A new Nurses' Home is to be built at the Dunedin Hospital and the foundation will shortly be laid. The new wing of the Hospital will be ready for occupation very soon. ****** Miss Horsburgh returned to England at the end of June, leaving for Sydney by the Ulimaroa, and joining the Ceramic at that port. Miss Horsburgh was one of the resident nurses at the Kensingtor Street Club, and was a great favouiite.

Miss Peters and Miss Roach (Guy's Hospital, London) who have been private nursing m Wellington, have gone on to Auckland and Rotorua. They intend visiting various parts of New Zealand before returning to England. * # * * * Nurse Brodie, of Gisborne, is at present m Australia enjoying a prolonged holiday. $: $: :jc :j; % Miss Jamieson, of Greymouth, has come to Wellington with the intention of private nursing and has joined the Club at Kensington Street. sfc $: Miss Campbell, matron of the Karitane Home for Infants, was recently m Wellington as delegate to the Plunket Conference, and during her visit stayed at the Nurses' Club. s|£ s|s 4 s *!* *¥ Nurse Ferguson, late Wellington Hospital, who has been private nursing m the Poverty Bay district, has returned to her home m Cambridge. Her marriage with Mr . Bruc c Muir , of Gisborne, takes placs early next year.

There is a farewell party and dance to be given at the Auckland Hospital m the Nurses' Home as a send-off to Dr. McCutcheon, Sister Beattie and Nurse Kneebone, on June 29th. ;it *■; rtc jk A sit Nurse Kneebone is sailing on July 3rd for a trip Home and is coming back to be married m a year's time. Her home will then be m Fiji. j£ :■; >I; :£ In a later letter from Nurse Tylee, we learn that she has taken charge of the District Hospital, Braidwood, New South Wales, and that the late Matron, Nurse Minnie Walsh, has taken over the Bourke Hospital New South Wales. ;■; % ;■: :{: Miss Popplewell, who has been private nursing m Wellington, has joined the staff of the Wellington Hospital. >!: ;■; :■; % $: Nurse Tylee writes that she is enjoying her stay m Australia very much. She stayed at the Nurses' Club m College Street, Sydney, and met with every kindness. There she met Miss Davis, an old New Zealand friend.

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Appointments and Resignations, Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, Volume VII, Issue 3, 1 July 1914

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Appointments and Resignations Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, Volume VII, Issue 3, 1 July 1914

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