Community care come rain, hail or shine
A significant period of Canberra’s nursing history is currently being recorded in a new book celebrating 100 years of community and district nursing.
For the first time the history of district and community nursing in the nation's capital territory is being recorded in a book celebrating more than 100 years of milestones and change. Researched and written by a committee of long-serving community nurses in conjunction with local historian and author Alan Foskett, the work documents the changing face of community nursing and its enduring contribution to the ACT health system. Shirley Sutton, the convenor and chair of the nurses' history committee writing the book, said more than 100 nurses had contributed, sharing personal stories and...
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