Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Maud Wiese

Maud Wiese was the first women National Executive Member of the National Asylum Workers Union. 

She was elected to the General Nursing Council (now NMC) in 1922 and fought for the rights and professionalism of mental health nurses, also arguing against high fees for exams which won her many enemies amongst the entrenched interest's, including the College of Nursing. Later she was assistant Matron at Bexley mental hospital and  head nurse at Claybury hospital