17th January


Medical Committee Minutes Jan 1913 – Dec 1924 NHNN/A/9/3

Regarding the consumption of wines and spirits, Dr Taylor kindly consented to enquire into the matter and to find out where and for what purposes wines and spirits are being used and to report to the medical committee at their next meeting.


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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