Women's Hospital (Melbourne, Vic.). (1856-1954)

Also known as
Lying-in Hospital. (1856-1954)
Women's Hospital. (1856-1954)
Women's Hospital (Melbourne, Vic.).
Women's Hospital Melbourne Vic. (1856-1954)
Function
Hospitals or Clinics
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The Women's Hospital was established in 1856 as a place where underprivileged women could give birth and be given proper medical attention. In 1858 the hospital moved to its present site in Parkville. The Women's Hospital was granted the prefix 'Royal' in 1954, becoming the Royal Women's Hospital.

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In September 1954, the Women's Hospital changed its name to the Royal Women's Hospital. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Women's Hospital
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hunter-payne, Gwynedd
    Published: 1998
    Series: Health and History, 1, 1, 76-80
  3. The Power of Care: the Women's Hospital 1884-1914
    McCalman, Janet
    Published: 1998
    Series: Nursing Inquiry, 5, 204-211
  4. The Role of the President, Janet Lady Clarke, in the Closure of the Women's Hospital, Melbourne, 1902
    Lewis, Annette
    Published: 2012
    Series: Victorian Historical Journal, 83, 31-55
  5. Sex and Suffering: Women's Health and a Women's Hospital, Melbourne, 1856-1996
    McCalman, Janet
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1998

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