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These papers give a glimpse of an era of nursing from 1961 to 1987 through the pen of one male nurse who first wrote as a district nurse and finally, as the chief nursing officer of the largest teaching health authority in the country.
Anthony Carr was a member of the advisory board of the Nursing Mirror for six years and Consulting Editor and a member of the Nursing Focus editorial board for five years.He published over a hundred papers in various professional journals. Those with highlights can be accessed by clicking on the title. All files are in pdf format. Papers numbers over one page in length are indicated.
The most researched paper is that on 'Smoking in Teenage Boys' in 1963. This paper has been quoted in more than 30 publications and appears to be the first paper written on the subject.
Part 1. Introduction, Contents, Role & Function of the District Nurse, Education & Training, Four Objectives of the Course, Entry requirements, Length of course, Plan of course, Examination procedure, Approval of Centres, Updating courses, Financial implications, Training of Enrolled Nurses, Review of proposals after three years. Summary of Recommendations.
After the publication of this report Anthony toured various conferences and education centres to explain the changes about to take place in the education of District Nurses. Two texts of addresses given to specially convened conferences survive and are reproduced below.
Opportunities for men in nursing administration District Nursing (1966) 6:11 (3 pages)
Which way now - Area Nurse? Nursing Mirror (1980) 8:14
Who keeps the keys? Nursing Mirror (1983) Aug 24 (2 pages)