"People must know the past to understand the present, and to face the future"  Nellie McClung


                                      The Nurse 300 "Unessay Projects"

“Unessay Projects” completed by students in the BSN program as part of course NURS 300 (fall 2023), taught by faculty Dr. Lydia Wytenbroek. These are creative projects on topics relevant to the professional, historical and socio-political development of nursing





Display UBC Hall Glass Table

Early Indigenous Nursing represented by Amelia Douglas





VGH Pattison Building Displays:

Honours VGH Graduates serving in WWI& WWII

Photo Credit Kathy Murphy

This display was created by Norma Guttormsson and  honours the VGH School of Nursing graduates who served in the two world wars. There were a total of 178 with 54 in WWI  and 124 in WWII.

The breakdown by forces was Army 55, Navy 10 and Air Force 13 and included the following: Canadian Army Medical Corps, Royal Canadian Navy, Queen Alexandria Military Nursing Service, Royal Canadian Air Force, South Africa Military Nursing Service and the American Nursing Corps.



Tribute to the Year of the Nurse

This Display created by Norma Guttormsson      Photographs by Kathy Murphy