Mackay, Kate (1897-1983)

Also known as
Mackay, Kate
Mackay, Kate, (OBE)
Field of activity
Physician; Medical Practitioner
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-775082

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Kate Mackay (1897-1983), medical practitioner, was born on 29 April 1897 at Bendigo, Victoria, third of seven children of Scottish-born James Hannah Mackay, Presbyterian minister, and his Victorian-born...

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Kate Mackay, educated at the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne and the University of Melbourne, where she graduated MB BS in 1922 and MD in 1924, was acknowledged for her services to medicine with her appointment as Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 31 December 1977. After positions as resident medical officer at the Royal Melbourne, the Royal Women's and the Royal Children's Hospitals, she became the first medical officer to the Department of Labour from 1925-1933 and was woman observer with the Australian Industry delegation to the United States of America in 1927. She maintained a long association with the Queen Victoria Hospital taking up the position of assistant physician to the in-patients in 1929 and becoming physician from 1930-1957. In a pioneering role, she founded the Diabetic Clinic at the same hospital and was its physician-in-charge from 1946-1953, having previously been physician-in-charge of the Diabetic Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from 1940-1945. From that position she moved to become consultant physician at the Royal Women's Hospital from 1945-1973.

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Kate MacKay was a resident medical officer at the Melbourne Hospital in 1922, the Women's Hospital, Melbourne, in 1923 and the Children's Hospital, Melbourne, in 1924. In 1939 she became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Mackay was later consultant physician at the Women's Hospital Melbourne (later known as the Royal Women's Hospital) and at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne.

  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Children's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Career position - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
  • Career position - Acting Physician in charge of the diabetic clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Career position - Consultant Physician at the Women's Hospital, Melbourne (later known as the Royal Women's Hospital)
  • Career position - Physician at the Military Annexe of the Queen Victoria Hospital
  • Career position - Consultant Physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Mackay, Kate
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  3. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  4. Medical directory of Australia 1980
    Errol G. Knox
    [Glebe, New South Wales]
    Published: Australasian Medical Publishing Co.
  5. A history of diabetes in Australia
    Martin, F. I. R.
    [Camberwell, Victoria]
    Published: Miranova Publishers
  6. Who's Who in Australia 1980
    Draper, W J
    [Melbourne]
    Published: The Herald and Weekly Times
  7. Henry, Alice, 1857-1943, Papers
    [1857 - 1943]
    Series: Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc
    Bibilographies, reports, biographical notes, newspaper and magazine cuttings and photographs re feminism. Includes a photo of Dr Kate Mackay
    MS 19688-19911; 19916-20286; Box 43

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Mackay, Kate
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  3. Who's Who in Australia 1944
    Alexander, John A.
    Published: The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944

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  1. Meaning and matter : "It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it" / by Kate Mackay
    Mackay, Kate
    [ Thesis : 1999 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  2. An assessment of need for district nursing. (improving district nursing provision in Barnet, London, England)
    Brooks, Anne; Mackay, Kate
    Nursing Times
    [ Article : 1998 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.56)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.56)

  3. Extended nursing roles in intermediate care: a cost-benefit evaluation
    Bernhaut, Joanne; Mackay, Kate
    Nursing Times
    [ Article : 2002 ]
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  4. An assessment of need for district nursing. (improving district nursing provision in Barnet, London, England)
    Brooks, Anne; Mackay, Kate
    Nursing Times
    [ Article : 1998 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.32)

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  5. Extended nursing roles in intermediate care: a cost-benefit evaluation
    Bernhaut, Joanne; Mackay, Kate
    Nursing Times
    [ Article : 2002 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.296)

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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
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