Proficiency badge in Infant and Child Welfare

Maker and role
J Gaunt (b.1884, d.1991): Medal/badge smith
Production date
1929-1968

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Proficiency badge in Infant and Child Welfare. Awarded to E M Robinson (373).
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History
Proficiency Badges were awarded in the following areas of Red Cross work: First Aid, Nursing, Hygiene & Sanitation, Cookery, Administration and Organisation, Tuberculosis Course, Infant and Child Welfare, First Aid in Chemical Warfare, Anti-Gas training, Air Raid Precautions Training, Civil Defence, Welfare Services, Hospital Librarianship and Maternal & Child Welfare. In order to receive a proficiency badge, the member needed to complete three successive Red Cross certificates in the appropriate subject. Certificates acquired through other approved examining bodies could count towards the award. These badges were issued between 1914 and 1968.
Catalogue Number
0566/3

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