Cumberland Hospital, Mitcham
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||August 1961|
|Copyright 1||News and Mercury|
|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.