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    DescriptionFor 150 years, district nurses have been taking care of the sick in their own homes, providing health care, moral support, and wise advice to people of all ages and classes, in rural areas, towns and cities the length and breadth of the country. Begun in 1860s Liverpool by philanthropist William Rathbone, the District Nursing Movement was founded to care for the poor who had no access to medical care. This illuminating book shows how the role of the district nurse has moved on greatly since Queen Victoria's Jubilee, expanding and developing to provide a broad range of invaluable health care services in the community.


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    Title
    The District Nurse
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susan Cohen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 56
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780747808084
    ISBN 10: 0747808082
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY, CHRN/LATE18
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    LC classification: DA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: MQCX
    BISAC V2.8: MED058070
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC22: 362.140941, 610.73430941
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, MED039000
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHD, MQCX
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
    Imprint name
    SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
    Publication date
    23 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Buckinghamshire
    Author Information
    Susan Cohen is a social historian with a special interest in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She was awarded a PhD for her work on the campaigner for women's rights, Eleanor Rathbone, and she is an Honorary Fellow of the Parkes Institute at Southampton University. Her book on Eleanor Rathbone and the Refugees will be published in 2009.
    Table of contents
    Introduction The Early Years The Growth of District Nursing Dress, Equipment and Transport Wartime: 1914-18 Between the World Wars Wartime, The National Health Service and Beyond Further Reading Index