Cumberland Hospital, Mitcham

Cumberland Hospital, Mitcham

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Partial / Incomplete Date August 1961
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 News and Mercury
Picture Reference Mit_​Hospitals_​2-7
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Modern technology helps to improve life on the wards. In 1961, Mr S.A Ede, President of Mitcham Rotary Club, presents a portable telephone to the Cumberland Hospital, Mitcham.
Mrs E Hailstone, House Committee Chairman looks on.

Cumberland Chest Hospital near Cricket Green Mitcham, specialised in chest illnesses such as Tuberculosis and lung cancer which were more common in this period.

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