Historical images and timeline2021-09-16T10:25:10+10:00

Historical images and timeline

1867

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

1867 Brisbane Hospital

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

1867 horses and carts

1882

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

1882 Nurses and doctors

1897

1897 – Nurse Mary Elizabeth Hinton in her uniform

1897 Nurse Mary Elizabeth Hinton

1936

1936 – Construction of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

1936 Womens Hospital construction

1938

1938 – Opening of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

1938 Opening Brisbane Women's Hospital

1938 – Nursing staff signing on for the first shift

1938 Nurses signing on for first shift

1938 – Maternity ward at the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

1938 maternity ward

1938 – Brisbane Women’s Hospital Nursery

1938 Brisbane Women's nursery

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

1938 First baby born

1939

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

1939 Original casualty department

1940

1940 – Intermediate ward of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital

1940 Intermediate ward

1940 – Nurse transporting babies in canvas trolley

1940 Babies in canvas trolley

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

1940 Wartime nurses

1946

1946 – Operating Theatre at the Brisbane Hospital

1946 Operating theatre

1946 – X-Ray equipment at the Brisbane Hospital

1946 x-ray equipment

1948

1948 – Nurses collecting money for the Centaur fund

1948 Nurses collecting money

1950

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

1950 Construction of nurses quarters

1957

1957 – Nurse Graduates

1957 nurse graduates

1979

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

1979 protest march

1979 – Dr Grantley Stable at the opening of a nursery

1979 Dr Grantley Stable

1980

1980 – Aerial shot of Herston Campus

1980 Aerial shot of Herston campus

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

1980 First male widwife

1987

1987 – Aerial shot of Herston Campus

1987 aerial shot of Herston campas

1990

1990 – Medical staff receiving a patient via helicopter

1990 patient in helicoptor

1991

1991 – Royal Women’s Hospital Maternity Recovery Room

1991 maternity recovery room

1992

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

1992 Special care nursery

1995

1995 – Royal Women’s Hospital

1995 Royal Womens Hospital

1997

1997 – Nurses in Intensive Care Unit

1997 Nurses in intensive care

1999

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

1999 Hospital building construction

2002

2002 – Royal Women’s Hospital building is demolished

2002 Royal Womens demolition

2010

2010 – Aerial shot of the Herston Campus

2010 Aerial shot of Herston campus

2012

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

2012 Milk bank

2016

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

2016 Herston Quarter annoucement

2016 – Announcement of the Australian-first Herston Biofabrication Institute

2016 Biofabrication Institute announcement

2017

2017 – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital today

2017 RBWH today