c.1914-18 First World War volunteer nurse's uniform: The uniform comprises a blue cotton chambray dress with concealed buttons down the centre front & a starched white cotton apron & cap. The nurses caps in addition to covering hair, were used to denote rank or seniority. Museum of London

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27 Reasons Why Nurses Are Secretly Angels Living Among Us

Because nurses are all completely desensitized to body fluids, and pediatric cancer patients (and parents) end up with this same stains.

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1938 The Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence (later the Women's Royal Voluntary Service) is set up by Lady Stella Reading (1894-1971).

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Vintage Play Nurse's Uniform. I think these were very popular when "Emergency Ward 10" was showing on tv.

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A row of Harrods employees, each wearing the uniform of a different women's service (nine in total).

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Royal London Hospital student nurse uniform, designed by Normal Hartnell in 1942. From the Royal London League of Nurses website, where you can buy prints of this picture as cards.

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