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Florence Nightingale Medal

Our readers will be interested to learn the names of recipients of the above honour which m our last issue we announced had been awarded to Miss Maclean, R.R.C. To British nurses nine medals were allotted, and as some of these nurses will have been known To our readers who were on active service, we give the list : — Great Britain. Mrs. John Lambert, of the Royal Naval Nursing Reserve, for services m 1915 and 1916, especially on the hospital ship Rewa at Gallipoli. Miss Beatrice Isabel Jones, R.R.C, C.8.E., matron, Q.A.1.M.N.5., for services m Mesopotamia since 1916. Miss Gladys Laura White (Sister), 8.R.C.5., for service, 1915 to 1918, especially at No. 9 B.R.C.S. Hospital at St. Omer (No. 56 Casualty Clearing Station). Miss Kate Maxey, R.R.C, M.M. (Sister), T.F. Nursing Service, for services from 1914 to 1918, especially at No. 58 Casualty Clearing Station. Miss Gertrude Mary Wilson Smith, Q.A.I. M.N.S., for services as sister-in-

charge of Anglo-French hospital train No. 7 and No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, France. .Miss Margaret Clotilde Macdonald, 8.R.C., Matron-in-chief of the Canadian Army Nursing Service. Miss Lucy Minchin, nursing sister of the British Army m India and Mesopotamia. Miss Hester Maclean, R.R.C., Matron-in-chief, New Zealand Army Nursing Service. Mrs. E. E. Creaigh, 0.8. E., R.R.C, Mat-ron-in-chief, South African Military Nursing Service. To American nurses 6 medals were allotted; to France, 8; to Greece, 1; to Hungary, 1 ; to Italy, 5 ; to Japan, 3 ; to Rumania, 1 ; to Czecho-Slovakia, 2 ; to Denmark, 1 ; to Belgium, 2 ; one to Miss Astley Campbell, an English nurse, Matron of the Ocean Ambulance at Brussels and a nurse of the Edith Cavell School; to Austria, 2. Forty-two medals m all were allotted out of the 50 possible. During the next year six may be awarded.

A desirable appointment is announced hi the " Nursing Times." Miss Helen Scott Hay has been appointed Chief Nurse of the Red Cross Commission to Europe, and will have charge of Red Cross nursing authorities m Poland, the Balkans, Czecho-Slovakia, and France. Two units of British nurses have been sent recently to work among the Russian refugees.

We are glad to see m the Canadian 4 'Nursing Journal of June, 1920, that

the Registration Bill for the Province of Quebec has been passed. We offer our heartiest congratulations to the Canadian nurses m their triumph.

We are glad to welcome back from its short period of retirement from the ranks the "Nursing Journal of India," which was resumed m May, 1920. The sober little brown cover contains many most interesting articles and items of news.

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Florence Nightingale Medal, Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, Volume XIII, Issue 4, 1 October 1920

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Florence Nightingale Medal Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, Volume XIII, Issue 4, 1 October 1920

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