Stephens (nee Webb), Gloria Louise

  • See Oral History Files, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 8, AUOH38
  • See Pages of History, Fonds 18, Series 3, Subseries 9, File 2

Gloria Webb was born in Halifax where she graduated from the Victoria General Hospital School of Nursing in 1953.  She worked mainly as an OR nurse, serving as President of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada, and speaking at many provincial, national and international conferences.  In 1988 she received the first Isobel Adams award for excellence in perioperative nursing.  She also received the RNABC award for excellence in nursing practice.

Contents of Biographical File

  1. Biographical Information Profile
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Articles by Stephens
    1. “Walking the Tightrope as an OR Nurse”, September 1992.
    2. “The Struggle of Nursing and Nursing Education as a Profession”, November 1982.
    3. “Meeting Needs of Canadian Surgical Patients”, Today’s OR Nurse, April 1988, pp. 10-18.
    4. “Challenge of Pain Management of the Perioperative Nurse”, 1989
  4. Historical nursing articles. – 2003-2008.
  5. “My Career”, 1945.
  6. Curriculum Gloria developed for the Post Operative Nurses Course at St. Paul’s Hospital, the first in Canada to be granted university credits.
  7. History of St. Paul’s Operating Room Post Basic Program by Gloria Stephens, 2012, updated 2015.
  8. St. Paul’s Hospital operating room 6-month basic course.
  9. Correspondence with Glennis Zilm
  10. Two photographs
  11. Newspaper photograph of BCORNG subcommittee.