Historical images and timeline2018-01-12T15:01:07+10:00

Historical images and timeline

Timeline

1867

1867 Brisbane Hospital

1867 – The new Brisbane Hospital on Bowen Bridge Road, Herston and first photo of the Hospital

The new Brisbane Hospital on Bowen Bridge Road, Herston and first photo of the Hospital.

1867

1867 horses and carts

1867 – Horses and carts transporting patients to the Brisbane Hospital on Bowen Bridge Road

Horses and carts transporting patients to the Brisbane Hospital on Bowen Bridge Road.

1882

1882 Nurses and doctors

1882 – Brisbane Hospital nurses and doctors outside the Tower Block Building of the Brisbane Hospital

Brisbane Hospital nurses and doctors outside the Tower Block Building of the Brisbane Hospital.

1897

1897 Nurse Mary Elizabeth Hinton

1897 – Nurse Mary Elizabeth Hinton in her uniform

Nurse Mary Elizabeth Hinton in her uniform.

1936

1936 Womens Hospital construction

1936 – Construction of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

  Construction of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital.  

1938

1938 Opening Brisbane Women's Hospital

1938 – Opening of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Opening of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

1938

1938 Nurses signing on for first shift

1938 – Nursing staff signing on for the first shift

Nursing staff signing on for the first shift.

1938

1938 maternity ward

1938 – Maternity ward at the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Maternity ward at the Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

1938

1938 Brisbane Women's nursery

1938 – Brisbane Women’s Hospital Nursery

Brisbane Women’s Hospital Nursery.

1938

1938 First baby born

1938 – First baby born (girl) at the new Brisbane Women’s Hospital with mother Mollie Kirkwood, midwives, and then Minister for Health and Home Affairs Ned Hanlon on 26 March

First baby born (girl) at the new Brisbane Women’s Hospital with mother Mollie Kirkwood, midwives, and then Minister for Health and Home Affairs Ned Hanlon on 26 March.

1939

1939 Original casualty department

1939 – Part of the original Casualty Department, Tower Block, Brisbane Hospital

Part of the original Casualty Department, Tower Block, Brisbane Hospital.

1940

1940 Intermediate ward

1940 – Intermediate ward of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Intermediate ward of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

1940

1940 Babies in canvas trolley

1940 – Nurse transporting babies in canvas trolley

Nurse transporting babies in canvas trolley.

1940

1940 Wartime nurses

1940 – Wartime nurses of the Brisbane Hospital and Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Wartime nurses of the Brisbane Hospital and Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

1946

1946 Operating theatre

1946 – Operating Theatre at the Brisbane Hospital

Operating Theatre at the Brisbane Hospital.

1946

1946 x-ray equipment

1946 – X-Ray equipment at the Brisbane Hospital

X-Ray equipment at the Brisbane Hospital.

1948

1948 Nurses collecting money

1948 – Nurses collecting money for the Centaur fund

Nurses collecting money for the Centaur fund.

1950

1950 Construction of nurses quarters

1950 – Construction of the nurses quarters for the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Construction of the nurses quarters for the Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

1957

1957 nurse graduates

1957 – Nurse Graduates

Nurse Graduates.

1979

1979 protest march

1979 – Protest march of nurses wearing black armbands at the time of the Abell Case

Protest march of nurses wearing black armbands at the time of the Abell Case.

1979

1979 Dr Grantley Stable

1979 – Dr Grantley Stable at the opening of a nursery

Dr Grantley Stable at the opening of a nursery.

1980

1980 Aerial shot of Herston campus

1980 – Aerial shot of Herston Campus

Aerial shot of Herston Campus.

1980

1980 First male widwife

1980 – One of the first male midwives Alan Mitchell, midwife Monalee Corcoran with Mrs Marie Health and her new son Gavin

One of the first male midwives Alan Mitchell, midwife Monalee Corcoran with Mrs Marie Health and her new son Gavin.

1987

1987 aerial shot of Herston campas

1987 – Aerial shot of Herston Campus

Aerial shot of Herston Campus.

1990

1990 patient in helicoptor

1990 – Medical staff receiving a patient via helicopter

Medical staff receiving a patient via helicopter.

1991

1991 maternity recovery room

1991 – Royal Women’s Hospital Maternity Recovery Room

Royal Women’s Hospital Maternity Recovery Room.

1992

1992 Special care nursery

1992 – Royal Women’s Hospital midwife and baby in the Special Care Nursery

Royal Women’s Hospital midwife and baby in the Special Care Nursery.

1995

1995 Royal Womens Hospital

1995 – Royal Women’s Hospital

Royal Women’s Hospital.

1997

1997 Nurses in intensive care

1997 – Nurses in Intensive Care Unit

Nurses in Intensive Care Unit.

1999

1999 Hospital building construction

1999-2002 – Construction of the Ned Hanlon Building, Dr James Mayne Building & Joyce Tweddell Building

Construction of the Ned Hanlon Building, Dr James Mayne Building & Joyce Tweddell Building.

2002

2002 Royal Womens demolition

2002 – Royal Women’s Hospital building is demolished

Royal Women’s Hospital building is demolished.

2010

2010 Aerial shot of Herston campus

2010 – Aerial shot of the Herston Campus

Aerial shot of the Herston Campus.

2012

2012 Milk bank

2012 – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Milk Bank is opened

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Milk Bank is opened.

2016

2016 Herston Quarter annoucement

2016 – Announcement of the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter Redevelopment Project

Announcement of the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter Redevelopment Project.

2016

2016 Biofabrication Institute announcement

2016 – Announcement of the Australian-first Herston Biofabrication Institute

Announcement of the Australian-first Herston Biofabrication Institute.

2017

2017 RBWH today

2017 – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital today

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital today.