Campbell (nee Fergusson), Joyce May (1921-2013)
See Oral History files, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 8
Joyce took her nursing at Vancouver General Hospital, receiving her nursing registration in 1944, ranking second in the Provincial exams. In 1945 she received a diploma in teaching and supervision and in 1967 a diploma in public health nursing, both from UBC. In 1975 she received an Award of Merit for achieving the highest standing in a course in business economics in a diploma in business management.
After various positions at VGH, Joyce became a nursing supervisor at Lions Gate Hospital in 1967, Nursing Director in 1975 and Vice-president of Nursing in 1985. She retired in 1987, but remained active in nursing for some years. Colleagues describe her as empathetic, compassionate, dependable and supportive.
Contents of Biographical File
- Biographical information file with release form and curriculum vitae
- Page of history
- Correspondence to Campbell from Glennis Zilm.