A District Nurse checking her instruments, 1962.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of District Nurse Mrs Winifred Tarlen checking the instruments in her nursing bag, taken by by D H Darby for the Daily Herald newspaper. During the 1960s, District Nurses became more integral to general medical practice. The photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.