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  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16744

    Workers at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University check test tubes of plasma as they are removed from the incubator. This test checks the sterility of the plasma upon arrival at the unit.

  • THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

    THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 2078

    Sister Alma Gee dresses the injured foot of a man who was wounded by a High Explosive at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke in February 1941.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 7899

    A medical officer, or mobile unit doctor, adminsters morphia to a female casualty, who has just been freed from under a pile of rubble and timber. Her legs have been heavily bandaged, with her right leg requiring a splint. The Civil Defence workers who...

  • AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL SERVICES IN NEW GUINEA, 1943

    AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL SERVICES IN NEW GUINEA, 1943

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer

    AUS 1702

    Australian nursing sisters at a general hospital in New Guinea.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 7924

    A busy scene in the Treatment Room of the First Aid Post, set up in a room in a school, probably Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's Road, near Avonmore Road. In the right foreground, a nurse applies a facial dressing...

  • STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 12805

    Sister-Tutor Mackenzie uses a skeleton to explain to a group of student nurses that the bones in the fingers are known as 'phalanges' during an anatomy class at St Helier Hospital .

  • THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE ANGLO-AMERICAN AMBULANCE UNIT IN BRITAIN, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 4001

    The cook, Mrs Allen, seen here on the right, allows Mrs Dale of the Anglo-American Ambulance Unit to taste her cooking before mealtime. Other members of the Unit look on, including Miss Vivian Thomas at the rear and Miss Gladys Harper wearing a...

  • A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LEICESTER, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A SUBSTITUTE FOR QUININE: THE PRODUCTION OF MEPACRINE AT A FACTORY NEAR LEICESTER, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 23842

    Mepacrine pills are sent from the factory near London where they are produced to a factory near Leicester where they are packed. Here, we see a female factory worker checking the tablets as they come through a machine which packs them into cellophane...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16755

    A worker at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University sterilises needles to be placed into the screw caps of the bottles of plasma. The needles are equipped with short lengths of rubber tube containing cotton wool to prevent germs entering the...

  • GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 2336

    A group of nurses at Guy's Hospital in London get cups of tea from the canteen, poured for them buy members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS). There are different types of nurses at work at Guy's, including VADs (Voluntary Aid...

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