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Betty Pankhurst Cook

b. Christchurch 19 Dec 1915                                                d. Hamilton 22 Dec 2000

Betty Cook

Educated at Wellington High School where she was Head Girl

Trained at Wellington Hospital, graduating in 1944

Staff nurse Wellington Hospital 1944-45

Maternity training at Whangarei; midwifery training in Auckland; Plunket training in Dunedin

PG Diploma in Nursing (Wellington) 1956.

Tutor Sister Wellington Hospital 1945 - 1950

Sister in Charge Maternity Wards, Wellington Hospital 1951-1956

Studied hospital management for three months in England 1956

Deputy Matron in Chief Wellington Hospital 1957 – 1964

Matron-in-Chief, Wellington Hospital Board 1964 - 1969

Married Allan Hill Newton on 13 Dec 1969

Last updated 16 January 2017.