Queen Elizabeth presents awards to nurses at St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.
Item title reads - The Queen presents nurses' awards.
St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.
M/S interior of presentation room in the hospital. M/S as Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) stands to speak amid applause. She says "I am very grateful indeed for your welcome and for your kind reference to the King. I am glad to say that he continues to make most excellent progress". Everyone applauds. She goes on to talks about the nurses playing their part in a troubled world. M/S as she presents Joyce Harvey with the Gold Medal. C/U of Queen Elizabeth's face as someone announces that Elizabeth Wheatley has won the Surgical Examination Prize. M/S as she presents Elizabeth with the prize. M/S nurses applauding. Good C/U of the Queen smiling.