25th Annual Research Colloquium Program

9-9.30            Reception

9.30-9.45       Welcome and housekeeping

9.45-11.15    Panel One: nursing in 20th-century wartime

Wendy Maddocks, Broken Nurses: the impact of foreign service on the health of New Zealand army nurses in the First World War

Linda Palfreeman, Frontline nursing during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39): implications for British planning for the outbreak of the Second World War

Jane Brooks, ‘The grey zone’ for Jewish prisoner nurses: survival, caring, and moral ambiguity in Nazi concentration camps

11.15-11.30  Break

11.30-12.30  Panel Two: professional developments for nurses in the late 20th century

Jan-Thore Lockertsen, Norwegian theatre nursing – from a training on the job to a Masters degree

Kelly Swaby, Nurse practitioners: the lens to British society

12.30-1          Poster presentations (for which discussion can continue during and after lunch):

Gavin Wilk, Thomas Lipton’s transnational benevolence towards nurses during the First World War

Katherine Roberts,  Becoming family: parallels between nurses’ provision of emotional support to patients during COVID and the Second World War

Antonia Harland-Lang, Co-curating an exhibition about the history of children and young-people’s nursing

Teresa Doherty and Sarah Rogers, Nurses in Red: RCN History of Nursing Forum’s Wikipedia project

1-2                  Lunch

2-3.30            Panel Three: Individual nursing histories

Odette Best and Tracey Bunda, Aboriginal relationality as method in framing the historiography of Aboriginal Australian nurses 1890-1950: Muriel Stanley

Claire Chatterton, ‘A Very Considerable Goose’: Mary Stanley and the Crimean War

Judi Pettigrew, Ciara Egan, Naoise McMahon, Gwawr Faulconbridge, Irene Ilott, Thomas Costello an overlooked mid-20th-centry psychiatric nurse and occupational therapist

3.30-3.45       Break

3.45-4.45       Panel Four: Nursing in historic institutions

Erin Spinney, Medical practitioner authority, nursing practice, and Haslar Naval Hospital, 1755-1775

Stuart Wildman, Evaluating the impact of the Northern Workhouse Nursing Association

4.45-5            Close