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Answer to emergency.


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Unforeseen emergencies in the daily lives of a private secretary, a housewife and a transport driver make each of them acutely conscious of the need for first-aid training and simple nursing experience. These they acquire by joining the National Hospital Service Reserve as auxiliary members and completing the basic training, followed by several visits to a hospital.


UK : Ministry of Health, 1962.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (21 min.) : 1 DVD (21 min.) : sound, color, PAL. sound, color

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Crown copyright, managed by BFI.


These access copies were made from material preserved by the BFI National Archive.

Creator/production credits

Produced by Central Office of Information for Ministry of Health. Made by Basic Films. Filmed by Larry Pizer, edited by Victor Procter, associate produced by Philip Aizlewood, produced by Leon Clore and written and directed by Fred Moore. Made with the cooperation of Southend-on-Sea Hospital Management Committee, St John Ambulance Brigade, British Red Cross Society and members of the National Hospital Service Reserve.



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