Jack Yan
Global  |  Leadership  |  Experience  |  Media  |  Videos
Blog  |  Contact
 
  You can’t beat Wellington. Follow me on Mastodon Follow me on Twitter Check out my Instagram account Follow me on Drivetribe Follow me on Tumblr Follow me on Linkedin Follow me on Weibo Join my page on Facebook Follow me on Pinterest Subscribe to my blog’s RSS feed  

 

Share this page




Quick links


Surf to the online edition of Lucire





Add feeds



Get this blog via email
Enter your Email


Powered by FeedBlitz

Enter your email address:


Delivered by FeedBurner



 

The Persuader

My personal blog, started in 2006.



« | »

22.07.2018

Just another Christmas for a staff nurse

My late mother was a nurse. Before she was a midwife at Wellington Women’s Hospital, she was a staff nurse in wards 21 and 26 at Wellington Hospital.
   From what I remember, ward 21 was first, which meant she was working there some time between 1976 and 1978. This is a letter that she received from a Sheila Mahony. When I first blogged, I assumed it was from a patient, but a quick search suggests that there was a Sheila Mahony who was a supervisor there. I don’t know the story behind this, but between the lines you can work out that the kindness expressed here is typical of nurses. The letter is dated December 23, so this was likely in response to a gesture Mum made in the spirit of Christmas.


Related posts

Filed under: general, interests, New Zealand, Wellington—Jack Yan @ 01.10

2 Responses to ‘Just another Christmas for a staff nurse’

  1. Karen L Tolfree says:

    Beautiful! Both your Mom and Mrs. Mahony were blessed to know each other and share a moment where they probably never met again.

  2. Jack Yan says:

    Thank you, Karen! It’s nice to see you here again. I hope you caught my post earlier about Wired doing a story on Facebook’s BS. Since then, they have mostly stopped forcing downloads on innocent people (though I have heard of one incident since).

Leave a reply