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Corporate entry The National Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia (1955 - 1993)

From
1955
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1993
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body, Education and Health Industry

Summary

The National Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia supported the development of post basic nursing education in Australia. The national committee, with the support of its State Branches and other nursing organisations, was primarily responsible for the introduction of post registration nursing education in Australia. By 1993 the original objectives of the committee were realised and it structure was replaced with a Memorial fund to provide scholarships for doctoral, post doctoral and research studies.

Timeline

 1946 - 1955 The National Florence Nightingale Memorial Committee of Australia
       1955 - 1993 The National Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Records of the National Florence Nightingale Committee, 1946 - 1993, MS 9041; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Parkes, Merle E., A Professional Pilgrimage: a History of the Florence Nightingale Committee of Australia, 1946-1993, NSW College of Nursing, Burwood, 2002, 172 pp. Details

Online Resources

Helen Morgan