DN150: One Hundred & Fifty Years of District Nursing

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The history of District Nursing in rich and diverse. Here is a collection of different stories, articles and excerpts charting the experiences and lives of District Nurses:

zena edmund-charlesZena Edmund-Charles MBE

Zena was born in Jamaica in 1932, the youngest of ten children.

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irene sankeyIrene Sankey MBE

Irene Sankey grew up in Birmingham and began her nurse training in 1932

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district nurses storiesDistrict Nurses' Stories

A collection of different stories from district nurses.

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margret fisherMargaret Fisher
Margaret started as a sewing maid in Wigan Infirmary.

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d j gillettD. J. Gillett

In the early months of 1947 we saw the introduction of the Male Nurse with the QDNA.

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nurses in bermudaDistrict Nursing in Bermuda, 1909

I must leave Old England behind and sail for these Islands of Bermuda.

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tuberculosis and the district nurseTuberculosis & District Nursing

Sanatoria beds were full of cases of Pulmonary Tuberculosis...

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elise malcolmElise Malcolm

was the subject of 42 cartoons, drawn by a patient.

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reflections of a district nurseReflections of a District Nurse

As I reflect on my long and interesting nursing career...

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