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  • CIVIL DEFENCE AND WELFARE SERVICES IN WARTIME BRITAIN: THE WORK OF THE REST CENTRE, 1942

    CIVIL DEFENCE AND WELFARE SERVICES IN WARTIME BRITAIN: THE WORK OF THE REST CENTRE, 1942

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

    D 10398

    The grandmother of a family whose home has been destroyed in an air raid seeks medical treatment from a nurse at a rest centre.

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9067

    5 year old John Sutton proudly wears his father's old cap as he says goodbye to his mother at the entrance to Flint Green Road nursery. A nurse prepares to guide John inside when his mother, Mrs Florence Sutton, leaves for her job in a factory...

  • SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    SANCTUARY: AIR RAID SHELTER IN JOHN KEBLE CHURCH, MILL HILL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1434

    A female member of the shelter team attends to a sleeping shelterer in the nave of John Keble Church. The nurse sits at a nearby desk and amends the sick bay records for the shelter. The shelter mainly cares for homeless women and children and...

  • COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20562

    Boys are measured by the school nurse during a medical inspection at Baldock County Council School. According to the original caption, the school nurse is in attendance daily at the school 'minor ailments clinic'.

  • AMERICAN AID TO BRITAIN: LIFE AT SYSTON COURT NURSERY, THE SARA DELANO ROOSEVELT HOME, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    AMERICAN AID TO BRITAIN: LIFE AT SYSTON COURT NURSERY, THE SARA DELANO ROOSEVELT HOME, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8869

    A nurse holds up a child so that she can read the name plate of the nursery at which she is staying. The plaque reads: "The Sara Delano Roosevelt Home. Presented by the American Jewish Section of the Inter-Faith Committee for Aid to the...

  • 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 13877

    Student nurse Joyce Collier takes the pulse of a female patient who is receiving oxygen at St Helier Hospital. Behind them can be seen one of the night screens which are used to prevent disturbance to the rest of the ward.

  • 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 .

  • NURSERY SCHOOL: LIFE AT THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    NURSERY SCHOOL: LIFE AT THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 21112

    A young boy collects his pudding from the nurse as she serves lunch in the sunny garden of the nursery school at the old Manor House in Wendover. The original caption states that, whenever possible, the children's meals are served outdoors.

  • 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...

  • FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20084

    A nurse checks on a war worker wearing a sling, sitting amongst a group of injured men and women as they wait to see a medical officer in the Waiting Room of the Sheet Works Surgery at the Pilkington glass factory in St Helens. According to the original...

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