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Anderson, Helen Nicolson

Biographical

Registration number24
SurnameAnderson
First name(s)Helen Nicolson
Address(es)

29 Alva Street, Edinburgh
33 Bruntfield Gardens, Edinburgh

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

Certificate, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, 1881 - 83
Nursing Institution, Edinburgh, 1883 - 85
District Nurse, 1885 - 89

Personal details

Date of birth1864
Place of birthNesting, Shetland

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Certificate of the Central Midwives Board

Work experience

District Nurse 1885 - 89
Poorhouse Arbroath (Nurse), 1893
Ian Charles Hospital (Matron), 1893 - 95
QVJIN (Scottish Branch), 1895 & 1902
Cottage Hospital Galashiels (Matron), 1902 - 04
Private Nursing 1904
On Sister at the Out-patient Dept, Glasgow Maternity and Women's Hospital
VAD Nurse, War Hospital Perth, 1919

Additional professional details

Royal Red Cross 2nd Class awarded, VAD nurse, BJN, May 24 1919, p347
Royal Red Cross 2nd Class awarded, British Red Cross Society, BJN, 3 July 1920, p102

Exam answers published in Nursing Record:
Nov 6 1890: "Describe a week's dietary most suitable for a nurse"
Dec 4 1890: "Describe the best method of making mutton broth"

Sources

Register of Trained Nurses 1892; Nursing Directory for 1909; RBNA Roll of Members 1909 and Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives

Census 1891 (Scotland)

British Journal of Nursing: 

Dec 28 1912 p519
May 24 1919
 3 July 1920

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