Historical information

The DVD tells the story of the nineteen nurses from the Alfred Hospital who volunteered to work as part of civilian medical teams in Vietnam during the war. Based at the Bien Hoa Provincial Hospital in an active military zone, the nurses had to learn to adapt quickly to very difficult and unexpected situations.


A unique record of the experiences of the Alfred medical teams, particularly the nurses, in the Vietnam War, commissioned by the AHNL

Physical description

Plastic DVD case

Inscriptions & markings

The front cover of the DVD has the inscription "Nineteen Nurses The Story of Alfred Hospital Nurses in Wartime Vietnam"
The back cover of the DVD box has a synopsis of the nurses time in Vietnam. Produced by Educational Resource Centre of The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne for the Alfred Hospital Nurses League.