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11 Decades of Nurse’s Uniforms

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1900s

1900

Nurses’ graduation, St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing 1916 (Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nurses%27_graduation,_St._Joseph%27s_Hospital_School_of_Nursing_(14806231288).jpg)


1910s

1910

Nurse Field, ca. 1916. (Held by John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StateLibQld_1_291311_Nurse_Field,_ca._1916.jpg)


1920s

1920

Staff at Alexandra Home, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland, 1921. (Original photograph in The Queenslander, 12 March, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StateLibQld_2_164231_Staff_at_Alexandra_Home,_Coorparoo,_Brisbane,_Queensland,_1921.jpg )


1930s

1930

Nurses in Bundaberg, ca. 1935. (held by John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StateLibQld_1_273311_Nurses_in_Bundaberg,_ca._1935.jpg)


1940s

1940

RAAF Nursing Service Sisters walk along the path from their lodge to the wards of a hospital in Darwin, 1943. (Australian War Memorial, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Four_RAAF_Nursing_Service_sisters_at_Darwin_in_December_1943.JPG)


1950s

1950

A nurse giving a patient an injection at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, 1956. (Source: National Archives of Australia)


1960s

1960

Nurses in Vietnam ca. 1960 (http://impacts-of-war-and-feminism.wikia.com/wiki/File:Vietnam_nurses.jpg)


1970s

1970

Children’s Ward, ca. 1970 (Lawson Speedway, viewed 13 October 2016, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Steve_Eccles_Holden_with_children%27s_nurses_3.jpg )


1980s

1980

A nurse on the cardiac ward at The Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, 1982. (National Archives of Australia)


1990s

1990

An Intensive Care nurse working in the Arabian Gulf, 1991.


2000s

2000

A graduating class of nurses from California, United States of America in 2008.


Author

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Zoe Youl is a Critical Care Registered Nurse, Nurse Planner and Online Education Manager at Ausmed Education. In this role, she manages Ausmed's Online Education Team which develops Ausmed's online courses, lectures and articles. Before commencing at Ausmed Education, Zoe worked as a Critical Care Registered Nurse in Intensive Care at a large private hospital in Melbourne. She values the ability of education to enable personal and professional growth, is a passionate teacher and has experience as a Sessional Academic teaching undergraduate nursing students. Zoe is a member of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), the Australian Nurse Teachers Society (ANTS) and the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD). She holds a postgraduate qualification in Clinical Nursing (Intensive Care) and is currently undertaking a Master of Nursing (Leadership and Management). Zoe was recently appointed the Victorian Branch Representative of the ANTS National Committee. Zoe is committed to improving the health and lives of all people through the development of effective and meaningful education whilst also promoting the impact of unique non-clinical nursing roles.