100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Nursing School Opens In Canada

In 1911 Dr Herbert Bruce founded the Wellesley Hospital in Toronto, Canada. It served both wealthy and poor with affordable health care funded through wealthy patrons. The Wellesley Hospital became known for both excellent patient care and for affordable health care. It was to be a teaching hospital as well.

On August 27, 1912 the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing opened. 10 women have enrolled as nursing students. They will finish their schooling in 1915.

The first class at Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing

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