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Port Augusta Hospital
Title : Port Augusta Hospital Port Augusta Hospital
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Creator : Rider & Mercer, lithographer
Place Of Creation : Ballarat, Victoria
Publisher : Port Augusta and Quorn Dispatch
Date of creation : 1892
Format : Artwork
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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View of the Port Augusta Hospital. The caption includes the members of the Hospital's Board of Management: 'W.J. Trembath (Chairman), J. Bealton, D. Drysdale, C. Robertson, J.G. Moseley, W.A. Richardson, C.W. Mudie, T. Hunter, W.G. Pryor, F. Burns (Secretary)'.

This image comes from a lithograph insert which was attached to the Port Augusta and Quorn Dispatch newspaper on 28 October 1892.

The first hospital in Port Augusta opened in 1874, and consisted of accommodation for two patients. In 1886 the accommodation was increased to 50 beds. Today the Port Augusta Hospital is an 82 bed acute care hospital and provides medical services to the sparsely populated Flinders and Far North area of South Australia.

Related names :

Port Augusta Hospital

Hospitals -- South Australia -- Port Augusta

Coverage year : 1892
Period : 1884-1913
Place : Port Augusta
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Branson, V. M. Port Augusta sketchbook, Adelaide: Rigby, 1977

Foster, M, Commemorating the centenary of the Port Augusta Hospital, 1875-1975 compiled by Sister M. Foster and male nurse Mr. T. Wilby, [South Australia], [1976]

Anderson, R. J. Solid town: the history of Port Augusta [Port Augusta, S. Aust.]: R.J. Anderson, 1988

Internet links :
Port Augusta City Council: Services: Community Information Search. Health: Port Augusta Hospital and Regional Health Services Inc.



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