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2015 – On the Shoulders of Giants

Presented by Dr Peter S Hetzel AM, Emeritus Cardiologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton wrote those words in a letter to his friend Robert Hook in 1675. I have chosen three giants and one giantess to

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1995 – Australia Remembers WWII 1945 – 1995

  Donald Beard AM FRACS FRCS     This address was delivered at the Foundation Day Address Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 12 July, 1995.     This is the year of Australia Remembers – remembering World War II and the fifty years subsequent.  I want to discuss

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1993 – For all Sorts and Conditions of Men

  Hugh Robert Gilmore, Emeritus Physician, Royal Adelaide Hospital      This address was delivered at the fifteenth Foundation Day Address Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 14 July, 1993.        It is customary on this yearly commemorative occasion to give a brief address on some aspect

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1992 – Hospital Organisational Structures and Royal Adelaide Hospital

  Brendon John Kearney, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Adelaide Hospital/Director, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science     This address was delivered at the fourteenth Foundation Day Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 22 July, 1992.     It is generally recognised that large hospitals are complex organisations.  It

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1991 – Tuberculosis Control in South Australia

  Roger Clare Angove, Emeritus Physician, Royal Adelaide Hospital     This address was delivered at the thirteenth Foundation Day Address Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 17 July, 1991.      Past and present friends of the Royal Adelaide Hospital.   It is my duty today to address you

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1990 – Hope, History and the Royal Adelaide Hospital

  Peter Cahalan, Director, History Trust of South Australia     This address was delivered at the twelfth Foundation Day Address Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 15 July, 1990. It was an occasion of the sesquicentenary celebration of Royal Adelaide Hospital.     A celebration such as this

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1989 – ‘Lifelines’. The Blood Transfusion Service and Royal Adelaide Hospital

  Robert Beal, Interim Director, Blood Department, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva     This address was delivered at the eleventh Foundation Day Address Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 12 July, 1989.     It is a signal privilege that you have given me

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1987 – Progress in Gynaecology Over Sixty Years

  Alfred Dudley Byrne, Emeritus Gynaecologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital       This address was delivered at the ninth Foundation Day Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 15 July, 1987.           I was conscious of the honour afforded me when asked to address this gathering

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1988 – Sir Constantine Trent Champion de Crespigny and Pathology Services in South Australia

  Bernard Nicholson, Emeritus Medical Superintendent, Royal Adelaide Hospital       This address was delivered by Mr W E J Ricketts on behalf of Dr Nicholson, who was not able to so do on account of illness, at the tenth Foundation Day Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on

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1986 – History, Nursing Education and Jubilee 150

  Joan Durdin, Nurse Educator (retired)       This address was delivered at the eighth Foundation Day Ceremony held at Royal Adelaide Hospital on 16 July, 1986.       To be invited to contribute to the 1986 Foundation Day Commemorative Service is an honour that I deeply appreciate.

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