Important Moments in Newcastle History

A History Survey (Sept-Oct 2018) co-ordinated by Brendan Josevski for UON Cultural Collections found that the following themes associated with Newcastle were mentioned frequently by participants in the survey. General/Convict History Convict Lumberyard Royal Newcastle Hospital Newcastle Earthquake Newcastle Post Office Star Hotel Riot This post provides a general historical overview of these themes. For … More Important Moments in Newcastle History

Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-1860

HEALTHCARE IN NEWCASTLE 1817-1860 By Dr Ann Hardy (Presented at The Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute one-day seminar at HMRI on 11 November, 2017.) Newcastle hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Australia, founded in 1817, however limited primary sources have survived relating to healthcare. To commemorate 200 years of the Newcastle Hospital a secondary … More Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-1860

Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-2017 – hosted by Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute, 11 November, 2017

Pharmacy, Royal Newcastle Hospital. Courtesy Cultural Collections Thanks to Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute (HPMI)  for sharing the following video presentations of ‘A Hospital in Newcastle 1817-2017’ one-day seminar at HMRI on 11 November, 2017. The following presentation Videos and PDF’s are available at the HPMI website – VIEW HERE THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE & THE … More Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-2017 – hosted by Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute, 11 November, 2017