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The opportunities for qualified nurses to return for full- or part-time work, and also for mature women to take up training as State Registered or State Enrolled Nurses. Personal stories of women in these two categories show how they overcome the difficulties of, and get much satisfaction from, combining looking after a family and home with nursing and training: in a Baby Care Unit, a psychiatric hospital, a day-stay ward in a modern hospital, and in health visiting. Senior Administrative Nurses give relevant information and advice on training etc. Intended for showing to women's organisations; eg. Women's Institutes and Townswomen's Guilds.


UK : Department of Health, 1974.

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1 videocassette (VHS) (22 min.) : 1 DVD (22 min.) : sound, color, PAL. sound, color

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Crown copyright, managed by BFI.


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

Creator/production credits

Produced by Department of Health. Photography by Douglas Ransom, unit manager Paul des Salles, sound Peter Woods, editor Roy Ayton, narrator Vincent Kane, produced by John Durst and written and directed by David Williams. A Rayant Picture.



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