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Kintyre community nursing then and now

Royal College of Nursing

IN THE mid-20th century, during winter weather, Kintyre district nurse, Mary Smith née Mathieson, regularly drained coolant from her car radiator due to not having anti- freeze.

Skip forward 71 years and her 21st-century counterpart, Senior Community Nurse (SCN) Aileen Rodger, may not have to go to those lengths but the job is still challenging, requiring much lone hard work and dedication.

Mary was a passionate nurse and midwife.

Her niece Anne Mathieson, now in her late 70s, remembers: ‘When she visited our house in her uniform she always looked so professional – never a spot on it.’ The hard winter of 1947, which coincided with a country still in the grip of wartime austerity, saw Mary battling through deep snowdrifts, from February 10 onwards, to see her patients.

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