Member Sonya Grypma has an article published in The Journal of Quality Advancement in Nursing Education (QANE). The article “Historically-Informed Nursing: The Untapped Potential of History in Nursing Education” can be downloaded here: http://qane-afi.casn.ca/journal/vol3/iss1/2/
Julie Lapinsky, a BCHNS supporter, alerted us to an article about a new memorial for First World War nurses. To read the article click here: https://legionmagazine.com/en/2016/03/new-memorial-honours-first-world-war-nurses/
Be sure to visit the VGH School of Nursing Alumnae Association’s web site. It has a new look! Click here:
BCHNS member, Cheryl Entwistle attended the Graduate Student Research Symposium setting up a much appreciated History of Nursing Display. ” Engaging with Nursing Scholarship” was the topic.
Maxine was a delegate last week that travelled to Vimy Ridge with other veterans sponsored by Veteran’s Affairs Canada. She did her nurses training at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria and served in Italy & England in WWll
In this photo Maxine is at the tunnels with her daughter Christine on her left attended as her caregiver.
Maxine has been a lively member at RJH reunions & BCHNS luncheons attending with her nursing classmate, June Newton and they served together in the War.
APRIL 13/17 The BCHNS held its AGM and the Officers for this year were presented. President: Kathy Murphy, Vice President: Sally MacLean, Treasurer: Sue Forshaw & Secretary: Lynne Esson. Sally is the new member on the executive and we are happy she was willing to fill that vacant position.
The highlight of the evening was the presentation of Honourary Membership status to long time member Ethel Warbinek, who had been nominated by Glennis Zilm & seconded by Nan Martin.
Her page will be added soon to the Honourary Members section of this website.
Theme of the 2017 Symposium is “Engaging with Nursing Scholarship: Act Locally, Think
Photo supplied by Anna Tremere
- DATE & PLACE: January 10th, 2017 at the School of Nursing, Room T206 at 12:00
- LECTURE: “Mental Health Legacies: The Riverview Hospital Suitcase Project”
- PRESENTER: Anna Tremere