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Auckland Hospital staff, 1880s

Auckland Hospital staff, 1880s

The staff of Auckland Hospital are shown here in the mid-1880s. Annie Crisp (back row, fifth from left) was appointed as the hospital matron in 1883. She had trained in England, and transformed the hospital by appointing a number of new nurses, whom she managed very effectively.

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Auckland Regional Office, Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
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Linda Bryder, 'Hospitals - The transformation of hospitals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27546/auckland-hospital-staff-1880s (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Linda Bryder, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 13 Jun 2018