Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- 29 March 1997
- Nurse and Community worker
Vera Gibbs was born at Port Adelaide, South Australia. In 1946 she was nominated by the Australian Nursing Federation for an appointment with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, which took her to Germany and Poland in the immediate post-war period. Gibbs was Matron at the Darwin hospital and held a senior post at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. On her retirement she began private palliative care nursing.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aGibbs%2C+Vera%2C+1905-/agibbs+vera+1905/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=agibbs+vera+1905&1,1, accessed 2004-04-15; Adelaide Advertiser, 2 April 1997.