KETTERING CO-OPERATIVE CLOTHING SOCIETY CHALLENGE SHIELD CONTEST
With efficiency as their keynote, this team from the Burton Latimer Division Nursing Sisters, St John Ambulance Brigade, comprising Lady Officer Mrs Summerfield (leader) and Nursing Sisters Mrs Buswell, Miss A Cook and Mrs Clews, were successful in winning the Kettering Co-operative Clothing Society Challenge Shield in a competition at Kettering on Saturday. Four teams competed, the others being Kettering Headquarters, Desborough and Twywell. The Burton Latimer team broke a run of successes by the Desborough team, who had won it on four previous occasions.
BURTON LADIES AGAIN TRIUMPH IN AMBULANCE CONTEST
Burton Latimer Nursing Sisters: Seated left Ambulance Officer Mrs Summerfield (leader) and Ambulance Sister Mrs E Clews. Standing Ambulance Sister Miss A Cook and Ambulance Sister Miss M Ashby
SHIELD WON AT KETTERING
For the second successive year Burton Latimer Nursing Division won the team event for the Kettering Co-operative Clothing Society Challenge Shield at the annual competitions of Kettering Corps Nursing divisions, held at the Stamford Road Schools, Kettering on Saturday. Six teams competed.
The competing teams were asked to imagine an accident in which an elderly woman and a runaway horse were involved. The runaway horse was presumed to have knocked down the old lady and thrown its rider into the road, causing serious injuries to both persons.
The winning Burton Latimer team consisted of Mrs F Summerfield (leader), Miss Ashby, Mrs Clews and Miss A Cook.
Kettering Cytringan Nursing Division were placed second and this won the “Bird” Cup. Twywell Nursing Division were third. Other teams entering were from Desborough, Broughton and Kettering Headquarters.
Miss A Cook, Burton Latimer, won the individual competition for the “Mrs C East Cup”.
The judges were Dr W Drake Lee, assisted by County Officer S Riggall, for the team competition; County Surgeon Dr G F P Gibbons, for the individual competition; Miss Boyce (tutor sister at Kettering General Hospital) for the after-care case; ex-Queen’s Nurse Mrs Bray for bedmaking and home nursing; Lady District Officer Miss L E Mawby MBE, uniform judging.
Burton Latimer Nursing Division will represent the Kettering Corps at the county competition to be held at Kettering on March 18th.