Carry on Nurse

Other mistake: Mick the orderly is Irish throughout the film, but when Nurse Dawson bumps into him and says, "You clumsy oaf," Mick's reply, "Look who's talking," is said in a London accent.

Continuity mistake: When we first see the Colonel reading a newspaper the headline on the page he is reading starts with the word "Birmingham", but when the camera angle changes it reads "Fontwell Park".


Trivia: In the scene where Joan Sims is about to give a patient a bath she looks at his feet and comments about them. The big feet were actually Bernard Breslaw's.

James Warrender

Trivia: Bernie Bishop's son seen towards the end of the movie is Kenneth Connor's real-life son, Jeremy.

Trivia: Joan Sims made her "Carry On" debut in this movie.

More trivia for Carry on Nurse


The Colonel: Come come, Matron. Surely you've seen a temperature taken like this before?
Matron: Yes Colonel. But never with a daffodil.

Sister: It's Matron's round.
Percy Hickson: Mine's a pint.


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