24th April


Matron’s Reports NHNN/N/3/1

A E Billington - reports from 27 April 1926 to 7 May 1929

‘I should be glad if the Board will permit me to order new mats for bedrooms of sisters and nurses male/female, nearly all in present use are beyond repair and very shabby. About 103 would be required to replace present worn out ones and the lowest price of each would be about 8/- to 10/-


On This Day is a diary of day to day life in the Hospital covering 1859 to the 1940’s.

Extracts are taken from the staff records, letters, the reports of the Matron and the Lady Superintendent, and the minutes of the Board of Management and the Medical Committee. They were compiled with the help of Janet Townsend, Frankie Alves, Louise Shepherd, Michael Clark and Liz Yamada

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