Prescription Book - Royal Park Mental Hospital and Receiving House, 1957 Document Reg. No: SH 850086

Prescription Book - Royal Park Mental Hospital and Receiving House, 1957. Used at Royal Park Mental Hospital and Receiving House. Used to note dispensed drugs for patients in pharmacy. Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1956 - 1970
Prescription books have records of patients names and when out-patients their addresses. Doctor's names and drugs with doses prescribed. Books are green, blue, red, and have buckram binding. Covers have blue lined paper with red columns. The books date from 2nd December 1957 to 9th November 1970. Prescription books are numbered. Note: Privacy issues apply.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital (Mental Asylum)
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Height), 4.50 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, public parks, patient classifications, ellis isabel, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Nursing
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Printed on spine: PRESCRIPTION/BOOK.
Place & Date Used: Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital (Mental Asylum), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1956-1970
References: information in exhibit.

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