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Journal Title: Tuberculosis Chalet
SWH Author: Ruby Hallowell (Lee)
Keywords: Hospital
Isolation Ward
Tuberculosis Chalet
Issue Date: 1951
Publisher: Ruby Hallowell (Lee)
Date Accessioned: 2024-04-09T23:55:38Z
Date Available: 2024-04-09T23:55:38Z
Description: The Tuberculosis Chalet was an Isolation Ward placed on the hospital grounds to house patients with infectious diseases. Primarily Tuberculosis at the time of installation in 1946. This building was formally an army hut that was adapted into patent rooms. Before the Chalet was added to the Hospital, patients needing isolation were place on wards and barrier nursed to prevent infection to other patients. Photograph and information provided by former nurse Ruby Hallowell (Lee).
Type: Photograph
Appears in Collections:Warrnambool & District Base Hospital Historical Images

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