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Nurses learning to bandage 1933 - photograph

From the Collection of Alfred Hospital Nurses League-Nursing Archives Old Monash Medical School Building, Ground Floor Alfred Hospital 55 Commercial Road melbourne Victoria

Description
This photograph shows a group nurses during bandaging practice outside the practical room which was at the South Wing of the Nurses Home
Size
11c x 6 cm
Object Registration
159.01
Historical information
This photo shows a group of student nurses who are practicing bandaging in the sunshine near their practical classroom in 1933. Two tutor sisters are teaching them. They are wearing veils and their uniforms have become slightly shorter in length during the 1930's.
When Made
1930's
Significance
It was very important for nurses to practice bandaging during their nurse training , as the application of a comfortable and supportive bandage to a patient was indicative of skilled, high grade training.
Last updated
1 Sep 2017 at 8:24AM