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This Government produced film is concerned with nursing people with mental disabilities. The professional skill patience and devotion required for this nursing discipline are clearly shown. Teamwork between nurses, therapists and doctors is stressed. The work of the psychiatric community nurse is also featured.


UK : Central Office of Information, 1978.

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1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : 1 DVD (28 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

This video was made from material preserved by the BFI National Archive

Creator/production credits

Produced by Central Office of Information for Department of Health and Social Security. Made by Balfour Films. Photographed by Peter Jessop, edited by Roy Ayton and written and directed by David Williams. Special thanks to Ida Darwin Hospital, Cambridge and Churchill House Hospital, Bracknell.



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