Story: Public health

District nursing work, 1951

District nurses are mainly concerned with the prevention of disease. This National Film Unit clip shows a district nurse explaining the benefits of immunisation to a father who was reluctant to immunise his children.

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Reference: City District Health Nurse. National Film Unit, 1950

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Healthy bodies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards