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Combined Graduation Ceremony

Eight nurses from Ngawhatu and Braemar Hospitals graduated at a ceremony at Ngawhatu, recently. Guest speaker at the function was Mr G. C. Pringle, principal of Nelson Polytechnic.


The three psychiatric nurses who graduated were Staff Nurses Jim Higgins, Gwen Filer and Phil Amberger


Psychopaedic graduates were Staff Nurses Lorraine Phillips, Beverley Orange, Ruth Biggs, Linda Biss and Barbara Kennedy


Some of the members of the official party. From left, Mrs A. Adams (representing the Nelson branch of the N.Z. Nurses Association), Mrs Pringle, Mr G. C. Pringle and Miss B. A. Gleadow (Matron, Training School)


Staff Nurse Jim Higgins made presentations to Tutor Sisters V. Kaveney and E. Haase, on behalf of the graduates