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Nursing, School of

[photo of nursing students]

The first nursing courses at Queen’s were offered in 1941 and the School of Nursing was established shortly afterwards in response to the growing wartime demand for nurses (see Wartime at Queen's).

The first director of the school was Dorothy Riches, a distinguished nurse who had been matron-in-chief of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.

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