Friday, April 21, 2006

Tudor O Morgan - South Wales

Councillor Tudor O Morgan worked as a nurses at St David’s hospital in Cardiff and became the local branch chairman of the National Union of County Officers (NUCO).

He became chairman of the national unions NUCO Guild of Nurses in the late 1930's.

was secretary of his local Labour party ward and was a Cardiff City Councillor

He retired from the NHS after losing an arm in an accident in 1937

died 1949 aged 53

Frank McCarthy COHSE Regional Secretary stated "Will be remembered as one of the pioneers who worked tirelessly organising nurses and making them conscious of the value of trade unionism"

"His contribution to the building up of NUCO was an inspiration to others

"He did much work around the student nurses campaign in 1948