Nursing Association

Bradworthy and District Nursing Association existed from the early years of the century until the introduction of the so called Welfare State.

Garden parties and various events were organised in aid of the funds, and the finances appeared to be frequently low.

In 1945 Nurse Courtnall's report showed she had paid 1,924 visits during the year.

In November 1954 Nurse C. Russell, district nurse at Bradworthy, broadcast in 'Women's Hour'. Her talk was described in the Radio Times as 'a country midwife says her say'.

Until 1956 the District Nurses continued to be based at Bradworthy after which they still visited from Holsworthy and Woolfardisworthy for a time.

The District Nurses of Bradworthy were nurses Grork, Betts, Perkins, Bashford, Walker, Courtnell, Pitwood (unknown-Feb 1953) and Russell (Feb 1953-Sept 1956).

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