- Nurse and Nursing administrator
Betty Lockwood was born in Britain and came to South Australia with her family in 1951. In 1968 she was appointed matron of the Gumeracha Hospital in Gumeracha South Australia, and within her term of service there she spent six months in Vietnam with a surgical team. Betty took an appointment as Director of Nursing and later Chief Executive Officer of the Ashford Community Hospital. She was also a part-time Commissioner in the SA Health Commission. Betty retired from Ashford in 1988.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aLockwood%2C+Betty+Margaret%2C+1941-/alockwood+betty+margaret+1941/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=alockwood+betty+margaret+1941&1,1, accessed 2004-04-08.