Career EG


1951-1956 Anthony entered general nurse training at Selly Oak Hospital Birmingham at 18 years having spent six months first as a ward orderly. After qualifying as a State Registered Nurse (1954). successively held posts of Staff Nurse and Night Charge Nurse at this Hospital (1955-1956).

1956-1959 He left nursing for four years and worked as an Industrial Sales Representative for a Manufacturing Heating Company first in Birmingham then in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

1959 - 1963 District Nurse, City of Birmingham Public Health Department & Lecturer in Health Education, City of Birmingham Education Department.

Obtained the first qualification entitled National District Nursing Certificate having number 4 on his certificate. He also qualified as a Queen's Nurse.

1963-1965 Assistant Matron in charge Joseph Sheldon Hospital Rednal.(Rehabilitation hospital for the elderly.) Commissioned this New hospital.

Established the first purpose built staff nursery in the country. See 'So you want to start a nursery?' (1965).  'Compulsory geriatric nursing' (1965) ' Modern Geriatrics with others' (1964). Training nurses to care for the elderly (1965)

1965-1967 Midlands Area Officer of the Royal College of Nursing,

1967-1969 Principal of the William Rathbone Staff College Liverpool. A residential management training college.

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