Military Nurse Maxine Bredt at Vimy Ridge

Maxine was a delegate last week that travelled to Vimy Ridge with other veterans sponsored by Veteran’s Affairs Canada. She did her nurses training at  Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria and served in Italy & England in WWll

In this photo Maxine is at the tunnels with her daughter Christine on her left attended as her caregiver.

Maxine has been a lively member at RJH reunions & BCHNS luncheons attending with her nursing classmate, June Newton and they served together in the War.

Jessie Middleton 100th birthday

Jessie Middleton Celebrates her 100th Birthday

Nan Martin and Kathy Murphy were pleased to join with the family and friends of BCHNS member Jessie Middleton who celebrated her 100th birthday on November 12/2016.

Jessie arrived in her Royal Columbia cape and was delighted to see all who gathered to wish her well, including the Mayor of Abbotsford.

She received greetings from many elected and appointed leaders and was surrounded by beautiful displays of her past.

BCHNS longtime member passes

unnamedWe are saddened to hear of the passing of Ingeborg Von Maydell,who has been a long time member of BCHNS.

Inge, as we knew her, held the BCHNS Secretary position for many years to 2007, faithfully writing by hand & then mailing out to the membership. When the computer age & email arrived, Inge did not have a computer, so graciously handed over the Secretary position to someone with those skills.

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Photo Credit: Lenore Radom BCHNS

BCHNS member gets article posted on Bates Center Blog

BCHNC Member is published

BCHNS member, Lydia Wytenbroek wrote an article in Honor of Nurses Week- “The Stethoscope: A Tool of Nurses’ Trade since the 1930’s” that got published today May 12th, as a lead article on the Blog “Echoes & Evidence” at The Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Click on link to view this article & others… Congratulations Lydia!