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Nurse's Notebook - Mayday Hills Psychiatric Hospital, Beechworth, circa 1955 Document Reg. No: SH 923117

Hand-written student nurse's notebook written during nursing training at a mental health hospital, Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955.
The notes appear to have been written by a nursing student and cover such topics as: Important points to be remembered when giving a soap and water enema; when giving a stom- ach washout; when giving a throat irrigation; when laying out the dead. The notes appear to have been taken by a student training at Mayday Hills Psychiatric Hospital, Beechworth, in the 1950s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 18.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mental health, mental health institutions, nursing, psychiatric hospitals, training manuals, mayday hills, making history - psych services
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
Tertiary Classification: rules & regulations
Inscriptions: Front pages contain Index and Florence Nightingale Pledge.
Place & Date Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955


jean kirk Posted on 31 Mar 2015 10:44 PM
My grandmother was in beechworth Asylum for many years I didnt know she existed until 2008 I obtained records from Freedom of Information of her medical record she passed away there in 1962 its very sad to read

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