The 1970’s

Paray School of Nursing is established in 1977 with the main objective of training Nursing Assistants who are to provide health care services to the communities of the remote mountainous regions of Lesotho. Only female students from within Thaba-Tseka are recruited for training. The curriculum being implemented is an LNC approved content based curriculum. The length of training is one year.

The 1980’s

Recruitment of students is expanded to include female students from the lowlands. Curriculum review increases the length of the training program to 18 months

The 1990’s

The first male students are recruited in June 1999.
The new millennium:


The curriculum for the Certificate in Nursing Assistant is reviewed in the year 2000. The review increases the period of training of the Certificate in Nursing Assistant to 2years.


The Lesotho Nursing Council (LNC) approves the school to offer the Diploma in General Nursing, now Diploma in Nursing. The Diploma in General Nursing first intake starts in July 2009 with twenty pioneer students


The Certificate in Nursing Assistant is reviewed to a Competence Based Curricu-lum and is offered for 15 months.


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