Counting down from number five…
5 – Wit (2008)
One of the most powerful feature film portrayals of the important role that nurses play in providing care and support for patients at end of life.
4 – Patch Adams (1998)
A comedy drama starring Robin Williams which is based on the true story of a medical doctor who brought humour and compassion to the bedside, and encouraged his peers to work collaboratively with nurses.
3 – Paradise Road (1997)
This gripping film traces the story of a group of women, including an Australian Army nurse (played by Cate Blanchett), who are imprisoned during WWII.
2 – Mrs Reynolds Needs a Nurse (1963)
A short film/instructional video shown around the world that reflects the important role nurses have as patient advocates.
1 – Florence Nightingale (2008)
A 60-minute television drama that traces the untold story of Florence Nightingale – one of the most influential women of modern nursing.