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MOBILE NURSING PATROL

FIRST IN AUSTRALIA O.C. SYDNEY; July 11.. The first mobile nursing patrol in Australia is being forlhed by the Methodist Church. It will provide a skilled nursing service for 4000 people living in an area of 30,000 square miles in north-west New South Wales. .... . | The service will be in charge of two nurses* who will drive a specially equipped medical caraVan carrying a two-way radio outfit. The nurses hold medical and obstetric certificates, and, in addition, will have to act as dentists, wireless operators, drivers and mechanics. They will operate, from a base at BreWarrina, 50 miles from Bourke, and will travel alone from town to town ih the area. As well as regular medical work, the nurses will use their truck for ambulance purposes in places where the Flyihg Doctor is unable to land or take-off. The two-way wireless will enable the unit to keep in touch with patients and with the Flying - Doctor at Charleville, Southern Queensland.

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MOBILE NURSING PATROL, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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MOBILE NURSING PATROL Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945

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