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- A Place & Date Used Parkville, Australia
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Prescription Book - Receiving House Royal Park Mental Hospital, circa 1949 Reg. No: SH 850088
- Used for recording prescriptions dispensed to patients at the Receiving House Royal Park Mental Hospital 1941 - 1956, a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.Entries handwritten in ink. Gives names of patients, dates and contents of prescriptions. In front is section for staff to sign for pharmacy keys. At back is list of bulk orders for each year and inside back cover prescription for routine "build up" of patients.
ON CLOSED ACCESS UNTIL 2016.
- It is a large, lined notebook with blue oilcloth cover, halfbound in blue leather. End-papers grey.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital (Mental Asylum), Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||33.00 cm (Height), 5.00 cm (Width), 23.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||log books, mental health, mental health institutions, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric hospitals, public parks|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Nursing|
|Inscriptions:||Rx/July 1941/1 painted in white on spine. MENTAL HOSPITAL AND RECEIVING HOUSE/ Royal Park - printed on paper glued inside front cover. May 56 on spine.|
|Date Made:||circa 1949|
|Place & Date Used:||Receiving House, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1949|
|References:||information in exhibit.|