Medical Airlift

N.Z.’s Northernmost territories – Medical air-lift from the Tokelau Islands. An extra polio ward is completed in Samoa, while nurses are flown north to the Tokelau Islands to bring back patients. Physiotherapist Miss Wilson, of Wellington Hospital, attends to patients on the islands and supervises their transfer to Apia Hospital for specialist treatment.

Video runs from minutes 2.42 - 5.24.

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