37 Nora Teresa Williams
LRCPI LRCSI (1911) LM (Dubl)
29 Nov 1864 [Dungarvan Co. Waterford] – 29 Sept 1937 [Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin]
Dr Nora Teresa Williams graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons Dublin in 1911 and obtained her Licentiate in Midwifery (LM) RCSI from Coombe Hospital, Dublin. She held the appointments of: House Surgeon to the Children Hospital Temple Street Dublin, Assistant Medical Officer to the Lindville Private Asylum Cork, and was Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board National Health Insurance Commission Ireland.
The Medical Directory of 1923 lists her address as c/o National Insurance Commission, Pembroke House, Upper Mount Street Dublin.
July 1916 Contracted to work for 12 months as a Civilian Surgeon attached to the RAMC. Her salary was 24 shillings a day including allowances, but excluding duty transport. A gratuity of £60 was awarded at the end of the contract, provided employment was not terminated for misconduct. Most of the medical women were invited to renew their contracts at the expiry of their first year's work.
12 Aug 1916 Embarked from Southampton for Malta on the Hospital Ship (H.S.) Gloucester Castle as part of the Women's Medical Unit RAMC.
Malta 5 Dec 1916 Service terminated because of ill health.
In 1922, Dr Nora Williams moved to Waterford and resided at Parnell Street, Waterford. She had an extensive medical practice and was a medical advisor to the local branch of the British Legion.
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