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Port Augusta Hospital, ca. 1885
Title : Port Augusta Hospital, ca. 1885 Port Augusta Hospital, ca. 1885
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Creator : Taylor, James, photographer
Source : South Australian Scenery : Hospital Port Augusta B 23913/A
Date of creation : ca. 1885
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Port Augusta Hospital - nurses on verandah and horse and buggy in front.

The building of the first hospital in Port Augusta commenced in 1873 and was completed in 1874. This original hospital consisted of two beds. The hospital was increased to 50 beds. Today the Port Augusta Hospital is an 82 acute bed hospital and provides medical services to the sparsely populated Flinders and Far North area of South Australia and is the South Australian base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Related names :

Port Augusta (S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1885
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? : s.n.,], [1976]

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