The Resource Flying nurse, Robin Miller

Flying nurse, Robin Miller

Label
Flying nurse
Title
Flying nurse
Statement of responsibility
Robin Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author recounts experience as aviator and nurse with Royal Flying Doctor Service; includes account of her involvement with the Sabin poliomyelitis vaccination programme in remote communities in northern West Australia during 1960's; warm anecdotes of encounters with groups and individuals in various remote Aboriginal communities; chapter on visit to Don McLeod's camp in the Wodjina Hills and revisiting stations pioneered by Durack family; Miller is Mary Durack's daughter; nicknamed "Sugarbird Lady" by Aboriginal children during vaccination campaign
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ANB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-1975
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Robin
Dewey number
362.1/0994/1/0924
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miller, Robin
  • McLeod, D. W.
  • Durack family
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
  • Kalumburu Mission (W.A.)
  • Rural health services
  • Women air pilots
  • Trachoma
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Flying nurse, Robin Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000000534856
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from National Library of Australia ; Copy 2 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780851792521
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Flying nurse, Robin Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000000534856
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from National Library of Australia ; Copy 2 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780851792521
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

Library Locations

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