RANZCO Museum

Histories And Services

Histories And Services

  • Barbara McKay’s Memories Of Ophthalmic Nursing

    Barbara McKay recounts her experience of being an ophthalmic nurse in the 1950s. I commenced my Nursing Training in 1953 at Repatriation General Hospital Concord, at that time caring for serving members, veterans of both...

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  • Al Mckay’s Cataract Surgery Recollections

    Al Mckay recalls his experiences with early cataract surgery. My first surgical encounter with ophthalmology was in 1959; I was a medical officer at a tiny hospital in southern Tasmania, actually I had been born...

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  • Mark Gardner

    Mark Gardner - A Lifetime Of Service To The Old "Eye & Ear" Mark Gardner graduated MB, BS, at Melbourne University in 1909, and after two years as Resident at the Childrens and Melbourne Hospitals...

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  • JEK Galbraith -History Of Retinal Surgery

    The Retina Unit was set up by the late Professor Gerard Crock in 1963. When I joined him a year later as his First Assistant, my first job was to review the results of retina...

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