National Association of Staff Support (within the Health Care Services)

Scope and Content

Papers of Grace Owen, nurse and founder and Secretary of NASS: background papers, minutes, reports and papers, newsletters and other publications.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Association of Support Staff was established as a result of a Conference in 1989 to address issues of stress in health service professionals. It was founded by Grace M Owen and was sponsored by The Artemis Trust, a small charity set up to assist in counselling, psychotherapy and advice. NASS became a registered limited company and charity in 1991 and held annual conferences until it closed down in 2000.

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This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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