Various shots of the St John's Ambulance Brigade at work.
Excellent film about promises made about the National Health Service which have not been met.
Dental surgery transformed into a playground to eliminate fear and encourage children to visit regularly.
Youngsters in the dentist's chair
A woman has plastic surgery to make nose smaller in Hampstead, London.
Doctors and nurses performing an operation, xray and surgical equipment.
Requirement for & production of glasses, medicines, interview with Stephen Taylor.
Message to fill in application form and 'Don't Forget, Choose Your Doctor Now'.
Official Government film appealing for parents to get their children inoculated against diphtheria.
Scenes at the Treloar Trust children's hospital. Making limb supports and playing at the seaside.
This operation was the first in France to be shown in colour on CCTV to other doctors.
Item about poor children receiving treatment at the Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital.
New babies in maternity ward of Queen Charlotte's Hospital.
A premature baby unit picks up a patient and takes it to University College Hospital. London.
Shots of various Essex hospitals.
Various shots of a surgeon at work in a hospital operating theatre.
Scientists and doctors use radioactivity to treat cancer.
1930's type of radiation treatment of cancer.
Good shots of nurses at work in the wards of St. Bartholomew's Hospital (Bart's), London.
Footage of Minister of Health Walter Elliot attending training exercise for Thames Ambulance service, London.
Good shots Red Cross motor ambulances.
Footage of Ambulances being driven around corner.
Ambulances set off from Yorkshire for the front.
Footage of ambulance presentation by the Ward of Walbrook.
British ambulance men practise emergency drill.
7th International Cancer Congress at Royal Festival Hall - Good shots of Cancer research.
Material relating to newsreel story "World Cancer Congress Opens" - 58/55.
Dr S G Bendien, Dutch cancer expert, makes a speech during a visit to London.
Lung cancer is caused by smoking - warns the Ministry of Health report.
Doctors in Hungary use new cobalt gun treatment for tumorous growths.
Scenes of the aparatus of the Cobalt Bomb for treating cancer
The Rathmines and Rathgar Musical Society act out scenes from the Rose of Persia for the cancer research fund
1150 mothers show off their babies at Southwark Maternity Centre's Garden Party in Catford.
Queen Mary meets babies and mothers in the north of England.
Infantile Paralysis sufferers learn to use feet instead of hands and are put in iron lungs.
Children drink new cherry flavoured anti polio vaccine. Florida, America.
A single volunteer being given a new antibiotic, then having a blood sample taken for tests.
Penicillin is mass produced in Indiana factory. America (USA).
Odd item with sound - babies with mothers in maternity ward and being powdered and dressed.
Lovely film showing the daily work of nurse in a tuberculosis unit for children.
Coventry faces an outbreak of polio.
A man receiving treatment in an Iron Lung is shown his new baby daughter.
New iron lungs for French hospitals & iron lung rushed to man in mid-ocean.
Lord Nuffield watches as his gift of an iron lung is demonstrated on a man in Oxford.
Polio - Infantile Paralysis Fellowship, people walking with sticks, nurses operating iron lung.
Increase of cases of Infantile Paralysis disturbs the nation.
Item about medical school that includes footage of Alexander Fleming, Paddington, London.
Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of Penicillin, has died.
Children in beds outdoors at Heatherwood Hospital are looked after by smiling nurses.
Children from the French island of Reunion come to Paris to seek help with polio.
Good footage of treatment for polio victims at Queen Mary's Hospital in Carshalton.
New drugs are introduced to relieve pain during childbirth.
Midwife who delivered 4,000 babies, Mrs Walkerdine, decides to retire.
Remarkable film showing occupational therapy techniques for men recovering from Tuberculosis.
The sale of TB Christmas seals made possible the first mobile TB testing van in Canada.
Scenes inside Stannington Sanatorium for children in Northumberland
A small sanatorium that can be moved around to let sun in to the two beds inside.
Part of a short documentary about various diseases and how to combat them.
Revolutionary treatment for ill children
An epidemic of Polio hits the people of Hull.
A short film showing how Polio vaccine is manufactured.
Item showing polio vaccine being manufactured in laboratory. Beckenham, Kent.
President Eisenhower presents citation to Dr Jonas Salk, discoverer of Polio vaccine.
Dr Jonas Salk, discoverer of Polio vaccine gives the first official report to world.
Scientists work on polio vaccine at the University of California. America.
Film explaining how penicillin was discovered and spores being incubated to produce drug.