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Regulations for probationer nurses (1st of 4)

Probationer nurses were trainees who learned on the job at hospitals in the 19th century. These regulations outlined their timetable and duties.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: SANS 20 2*21

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Nurses and midwives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/28328/regulations-for-probationer-nurses (accessed 21 September 2020)

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