Nursing Services.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 26th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Henry Brooke Mr Henry Brooke , Lewisham West

asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the shortage of nurses, his interviewing staff have specific instructions to encourage and advise women who, when called for interview, appear to be generally suitable for this work, about undertaking nursing training as a full-time form of war service?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

My officers are instructed to give full information about the nursing profession to any persons coming to local offices who appear to be suitable, and nursing is one of the services for which women who are interviewed under the Registration for Employment Order are encouraged to volunteer.