Historical information

The Alfred Hospital was the first nurse training school for general nurses in Victoria. The first lecture was 1st December 1880 by Dr. John
Blair. He created this booklet and included an examination.


This booklet if significant as it shows the preparation required to ensure quality nurse training from 1880 at the Alfred Hospital.

Physical description

This small A 5 size booklet is one of many copies. It is made of paper and printed in black ink. It is titled 'Opening. Notes to Nurses, Rules for Nurses under Training' by John Blair M.D. F.R.C.S 1880'