A Tribute to Canada’s Nurses: Celebrating Nursing Week 2013

The following blog post was written by Museum Curator Dr. Pamela Peacock In Canada, the hard work and dedication of nurses is formally recognized during National Nursing Week, the second of week of May.  International Nurses Day, designated by the International Council of Nurses in 1974, is celebrated on May 12th.  This day was chosen … More A Tribute to Canada’s Nurses: Celebrating Nursing Week 2013

Outlook for Nursing Grads in 2012, by Carolyn

Introduction by Pamela Peacock, Curator, Museum of Health Care Nursing has sometimes been called ‘the Caring Profession.’  Developed out of maternal care for sick family members, expectations of females’ natural tendency to nurture others, and the activities of female benevolent societies that sought to aid the less fortunate in their communities, throughout much of the … More Outlook for Nursing Grads in 2012, by Carolyn

Weekly Photo Challenge: Self Portrait

To open up the Museum of Health Care’s artefact collection we are participating in WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge. Based on WordPress’ randomly chosen themes, we’ll offer a serendipitous peek into our collection. Check in each week for a new curiosity. Read about the Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site. Click here to search the Museum’s collection … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Self Portrait