Historical information

The first lecture at the Alfred Hospital training school for general nurses was on December 1, 1880 by Dr John
Blair. He created this booklet for use with his lectures.


This booklet shows the level of preparation undertaken for nurse training from 1880 at the Alfred Hospital.

Physical description

A5 size booklet titled

Inscriptions & markings

Opening Notes to Nurses, Rules for Nurses under Training' by John Blair M.D. F.R.C.S 1880'