Worksop Victoria Hospital Training School/Western Australia set of nursing & Midwifery badges.
A group of four badges awarded to the same nurse during her training both in the UK and Australia.
The first is the General Nursing Council for England & Wales chrome and enamel "Hygeia" badge.In good condition with pin and clasp in good order.It is named for K L Glassford SRN 387530 28.11.67.This is Katherine Lillias Glassford who is shown on the register as having trained at Victoria and Kilton Hospitals Worksop.
The second is a silver and enamel badge for the Worksop Victoria Hospital.The shield shaped badge has two figures from the Worksop coat of arms, the Knight and the Forester,which represent the Furnival family and the local Sherwood Forest.These support a letter V for Victoria above a Geneva cross.Condition is excellent.Named for Katherine Lillias Glassford November 1967.Hallmarks for Thomas Fattorini Birmingham 1968.
Third and fourth are base metal and enamel badges for the Nurses Registration Board of Western Australia.One being for registered nursing and the other for Midwifery training.Both feature the Black Swan, famously associated with the state and Perth itself.The first is engraved for K L Glassford AG 17154 and the second K L Glassford AM 17183. An interesting group to one nurse and midwife.