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MISS ROSALIND PAGET 1

10 South Street
28 May 1887
F.N. will be glad to became a subscriber to Wavan and will read with interest the proposed 'Nursing Notes'; she regrets that severe pressure of work and increasing ill health will prevent her from writing anything for the paper.
3p In pencil MIDWIVES CHRONICLE & NURSING NOTES
1. (Dame) Rosalind Paget (1855-1948) niece of William, Rathbone; trained at the Westminster and London Hospitals; first inspector of the Queen's District Nurses; founded.the Midwives Institute (later Royal College of Midwives) in 1881; founder editor of Nursing Notes, 1887; for full account of Dame Rosalind's work for district nursing see Mary Stocks, A Hundred Years of District Nursing, 1960.

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