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Nursing through the decades The Aberdonian

With International Nurses Day just past, in this week's Aberdonian we're taking a look back at those who have looked after us through the decades.

From our archives we've selected some pictures highlighting the achievements of our nurses from 1969 to 1994.

Badges and certificates presented to new staff nurses at Foresterhill College, Aberdeen
Staff Nurse Murray is introduced to some new science – in this case, a cardiorater
Staff nurse Pat Kelly, enrolled nurse Doris Forbes, student Yvonne Dey and nursing sister Morag MacNeil
Nurses who qualified at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, in 1959 hold a reunion at the Amatola Hotel, Aberdeen
These five Queen’s Institute district nurses total 140 years of service
Nurses who graduated at ARI pictured with Mr Douglas Davidson, area superintendant radiographer and member of the Grampian Health Board, who presented them with badges and certificates
The intake of July 1987 at Foresterhill College of Nursing, Aberdeen, in April 1990
Debbie Rodger, front left, Invergordon, and Nicola Asher, Dingwall, show their certificates and badges
ARI nurses Brenda Anderson, Christine MacKenzie and Lynne Steyn at work
Six newly qualified nurses and Maggie McLaughlan – who had cause for a double celebration. Not only did she gain her nursing certificate but it was also her 21st
Newly qualified nurses enjoy the end of course ball at the New Marcliffe Hotel