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Title: District Hospital Officially Opened: Speakers Stress Need for Immediate Extensions
Authors: Gosford Times
Issue Date: 29-May-1945
Abstract: Article regarding Gosford District Hospital on page 1 of The Gosford Times Newspaper, Tuesday, 29th May, 1945. "District Hospital Officially Opened: Speakers Stress Need for Immediate Extensions". Image: The Hon. C. A. Kelly Minister for Health (centre) addressing the large gathering from the entrance porch of the hospital last Saturday afternoon.
Description: "District Hospital Officially Opened: Speakers Stress Need for Immediate Extensions" details the Opening of Gosford District Hospital by the Minister for Health, C.A. Kelly. Around 1500 people arrived to watch the opening and to tour the premises. Cost of the building is detailed and funds have been raised for an X-ray machine to be installed. The building has been constructed, ready to already expand to an 100 bed building. Mr Finnan, a massive fundraiser, says that they are already ready to start the expansion for already small and inadequate hospital. Superannuation for Nurses was brought up to the Minister of Health to go though all hospitals. Also attending was Mayor of Gosford, J.C. Speers, and President of Erina Shire Council, AE. Lillycrapp who both spoke to the crowd. "Mainly Personal" this is a small side article that does mention the Gosford District Hospital Auxiliary regarding when they are meeting and the need for knitted squares
Publicaton type: Memorabilia
Subject: Gosford District Hospital;Infrastructure, External;Hospital Auxiliary
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