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Doris Irene Brown

b. Napier 24 Apr 1905                                                      d. 9 Jun 2005 - aged 100

Doris Brown

Trained at Hawera Hospital, RN 1927

Midwifery certificate St Helens Hosp. Wellington

Plunket Certificate Karitane Hosp. Dunedin

Diploma in Nursing, Wellington Hospital 1937.

Sister, Hawera Hospital and Auckland Hospital;

Sister-in-charge Camp Hospital, Ngaruawahia, Oct 1939–Jan 1940;

Matron 4 General Hospital Jul–Oct 1940;

Matron 2 General Hospital Oct 1940–Jun 1943;

MID 1941.

Supervising Matron, Dunedin Hospital 1944-1954.

Director Nursing Services, Army, Navy & Air 1954.

Matron Wellington Hospital 1954 - 1956

Married Robert Milne May 1956;

'Resigned' in Oct 1956 after Wellington Hospital Board-initiated enquiry into nursing services.

Last updated 16 January 2017.