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Title: Official Opening of $1,200,000 Extensions; From 65 Bed 130 Bed; District Hospital History at a Glance; Auxiliaries' Important Role
Authors: Central Coast Express
Issue Date: 1966
Abstract: Three articles regarding Gosford Hospital in a 4 page supplement of Central Coast Express Newspaper, 1966. "Official Opening of $1,200,000 Extensions" Images: Board Chairman Mr. Ron Mathews, Matron Iris Inskip, Secretary Neville Boyce, Minister for Health Hon. A.H. Jago; "District Hospital History at a Glance" Images: The new extension from another angle. "From 65 Bed 130 Bed" Images: Patient Accommodation at the new block, Ward; "Auxiliaries' Important Role" Images: Kilcare Auxiliary Ladies, Gosford Auxiliary Officers Mrs M. Anderson (Sectretary) Mrs V. Wicks (President) and Mrs V. Kirby (Treasurer), Ettalong Auxiliary Officers Mrs E. Hoare (President) Mrs. McQuiggen Mrs D. Gerard (Treasurer) and Mrs L. Hillyer (Secretary), Kincumber Auxiliary Officers Mrs J. Elder (President) Mrs R. Lidden (Secretary) and Mrs E. Roe (Treasurer), Ourimbah Auxiliary Officers Mrs Vera Carroll (Treasurer) Mrs Phyl Preston (Secretary) Mrs E. Quiggan (State Secretary) and Mrs Lil Brown (President)
Description: "Official Opening of $1,200,000 Extensions" Images only. "District Hospital History at a Glance" details the history of Gosford District Hospital since its first conception in 1924. Details all the costs and trials of constructing the first hospital on the central coast. Article finishes with the acceptance of the first patient. "From 65 Bed 130 Bed" details the opening of the new wing of the hospital at a cost of $1.2 million to go from a 65 bed hospital to 130 beds as well as further planned extensions. "Auxiliaries' Important Role" details the important role that the hospital auxiliaries play at all 5 of the health centres/hospitals on the Central Coast. These Auxiliaries are Gosford, Ourimbah, Hardy's Bay-Kilcare, Ettalong and Kincumber.
Publicaton type: Memorabilia
Subject: Gosford District Hospital;Infrastructure, External;Hospital Auxiliary;Newspaper Articles
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