Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Training at the Hospital

About the Women's and Children's Hospital

Training at the Hospital

Professor George Maxwell was appointed as the first Professor of Child Health in South Australia in 1959.

The various Allied Health modalities all have part of their training at the hospital.

The Children's Hospital established the first nurse training school in South Australia. The first trainee was Miss Alice Tibbetts, who began her training in 1879.

Further Reading

Our Common Bond: The history of nurse training at the Adelaide Children's Hospital has been captured in this publication.

Nursing in South Australia; First Hundred Years 1837 – 1937 by the SA Trained Nurses' Centenary Committee.

last modified: 05 Jul 2016