This leaflet was produced at a time when many hospitals needed more nurses in Britain after the Second World War. This is an example of a leaflet aimed at recruiting nurses at Saint Catherine’s Hospital, Birkenhead, 1952, Catalogue ref: MH 55/944
An Opportunity to Citizens of Birkenhead!
SAINT CATHERINE’S HOSPITAL
Your largest General Hospital
NEEDS NEW NURSES
A complete training school for both male and female nurses- fulfilling the requirements of the General Nursing Council
The Hospital is ready…
…Nurses are needed
Come and see the work being done
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