Hand-written student nurse's notebook written during nursing training at a mental health hospital, Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955.

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The notes appear to have been written by a nursing student and cover such topics as: Important points to be remembered when giving a soap and water enema; when giving a stom- ach washout; when giving a throat irrigation; when laying out the dead. The notes appear to have been taken by a student training at Mayday Hills Psychiatric Hospital, Beechworth, in the 1950s.


Example of nursing training undertaken at Victorian mental health hospitals

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