Bessie Deakin in 1958

The 1958 graduates of Australia's first radio-therapeutic nursing course, at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Bessie was the tutor.
From right to left: Sisters Ruth Ryan, Betty Firss, Freda Grey, Peg Hanily, Bess Deakin, Dulcie Soulie, Edith Cutts, and Phyliss Breen.
Bessie has signed this photo.

-- from the Australian Nursing Journal, ANJ, 16(11): 44-45, June 2009.