Judith Godden

Judith Godden is a freelance historian specialising in the history of healthcare. She is a former academic at the University of Sydney and an Honorary Associate in its Department of History. Her previous books are: Lucy Osburn, a lady displaced; Australia's Controversial Matron; Australian Pain Society; and (with Carol Helmstadter) Nursing before Nightingale. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and active in numerous historical organisations.

Books by Judith Godden

Crown Street Women's Hospital

Published: January 2017

The history of Sydney's pioneering maternity hospital is also a history of medical care for women in Australia, from the days of untrained midwives to alternative birthing units.

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