Publications

The Heritage Office holds copies of publications and reference materials which explore the history of the Royal Adelaide Hospital from the very beginning of the institution. The history of the hospital portrayed within these publications covers topics such as nursing practice and education, development of the departments and buildings of the hospital, the development of patient care and services from colonial years and the medical and nursing staff who helped this happen.

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Below is a selection of these publications from the Heritage Office collection which may be accessed by appointment.

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Eleven Thousand Nurses: A History of Nursing Education at the Royal Adelaide Hospital by Joan Durdin

Eleven Thousand Nurses: A History of Nursing Education at the Royal Adelaide Hospital by Joan Durdin

They Became Nurses: A history of nursing in South Australia 1836-1980 by Joan Durdin

They Became Nurses: A history of nursing in South Australia 1836-1980 by Joan Durdin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A History of the Royal Adelaide Hospital by J. Estcourt Hughes

A History of the Royal Adelaide Hospital by J. Estcourt Hughes

To Succour and To Teach: A Recent History of Royal Adelaide Hospital by Ian L D Forbes

To Succour and To Teach: A Recent History of Royal Adelaide Hospital by Ian L D Forbes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Colonial Surgeon to Health Commission: The Government Provision of Health Services in South Australia 1836-1995 by Ian L D Forbes

From Colonial Surgeon to Health Commission: The Government Provision of Health Services in South Australia 1836-1995 by Ian L D Forbes

Six Hundred Unmarried Women by Lorna Moore

Six Hundred Unmarried Women: A Nurse’s Sketchbook, 1940-44 by Lorna Moore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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