District nurses visited sick people in their homes and did preventative health work – such as visiting schools and giving talks to parents – to ease the burden on hospitals. This video depicts a Wellington district nurse visiting an Italian family in the seaside suburb of Island Bay in 1950.
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Reference: City District Health Nurse. National Film Unit, 1950
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