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Ann Baillie Building

Ann Baillie Building

Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted December, 2009

Ann Baillie Building

Plaque Location

The County of Frontenac
The City of Kingston
The building is now the Museum of Health Care
located on the grounds of Kingston General Hospital


Coordinates: N 44 13.420 W 76 29.537

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Plaque Text

One of the earliest nurses' residences in Canada, this stately building symbolizes the development and recognition of nursing as a profession. The home was completed in 1904 for students at the Kingston General Hospital's nursing school, who cared for patients in the wards and operating rooms as part of their training. The building was later named in honour of Ann Baillie, a graduate of the school and its superintendent from 1924 to 1942. Here as elsewhere, a place of their own helped nurses shape a professional role indispensable to health care within the hospital and in the community.

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