Wilson Hospital, Mitcham, Children's Ward

Wilson Hospital, Mitcham, Children's Ward

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Frederick Wells
Picture Reference Mit_​20_​7-1
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Wilson Cottage Hospital, was opened in 1928 with donations made by the building developer Sir Isaac Wilson.
It had a ten bed ward for men; a similar ward for women; six beds for children and four single rooms for private patients.

The ground floor held an operating theatre; a sterilising room; dispensary; X-Ray and Violet Ray rooms and Casualty and Emergency wards. During the post war era the hospital developed a reputation for the treatment of bone injuries.

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