Mitchell, Ruby Frances (1916-2001)

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Nurse
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Ruby Mitchell or Mitch, gained certificates in nursing, midwifery and infant welfare. She began her nurse training at the Gundagai Hospital before seeking qualifications at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. During World War II Mitchell held a variety of positions at the Alfred Hospital, including that of charge nurse. She continued to work at the hospital until her retirement in 1977, except for brief periods at the Darwin, Tamworth and Murwillumbah hospitals. She was an examiner with the Victorian Nurses' Board until 1970.

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  1. Mitchell, Ruby Frances (Mitch)
    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. Obituary: Ruby Frances (Mitch) Mitchell, Nurse
    Hudson, Susan
    Published: 2001
    Series: The Age

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