Chief Nursing Officer - Wirral


The position consisted of the nurse management of nine hospitals & head of Nursing Training School.

Anthony introduced the Salmon scheme of nurse management to the hospitals. See 'Salmon-A Leap into the Future' (1971) Taking the oldest Cadet course in the country (1943) and changing it into a modern educational model to attract young people with good ‘O’ levels to enter nurse training. 24 young people at 16 years entered with a minimum of 2 ‘O’ levels and in two year had to achieve at least three more in specific subjects. A full time nurse teacher was appointed to work in the College for four days and manage a supervised experience in hospital. A Staff Appraisal scheme including self-appraisal was also introduced.

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