Story: Health practitioners

Student nurses, 1947 (3rd of 4)

Student nurses, 1947

These nurses are being taught how to use medical equipment by tutor Gwen Pattle around 1947. Students had to wear their uniforms during classes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: AAQT 6539/A1004; 1/2-33668-F

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Nurses and midwives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 January 2022)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018