Nurse Betty Healy“She was captured at one stage by the Vietcong.”

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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On International Nurses Day, Ray Tubridy spoke to Ken Healy, whose mother, Betty, was awarded the Florence Nightingale medal for Nursing by the International Red Cross in 1967. This was, of course, a tremendous achievement for Betty, but, impressive as it is, it doesn’t really reflect the extraordinary work she did as a nurse in unprecedented conditions for an Irish nurse. By the …