1st Edition

The Manor House Hospital A Personal Record

By Samuel James Woodall Copyright 1966

    First published in 1966, The Manor House Hospital is a short history of the hospital, from its difficult early days to its modern avatar with operating theatres, spacious and airy wards, comfortable waiting rooms, and all other appurtenances which were often lacking in other institutions. It also documents the history of the remarkable men who made such a transformation possible. This book will be of interest to students of history, medicine and public policy.

    Foreword by Lord Chorley 1. Introductory 2. The foundation of Manor House Hospital 3. The foundation of Manor House Hospital: critical decisions 4. The foundation of Manor House Hospital: progress towards consolidation 5. A new constitution 6. New area councils and medical staff 7. First permanent buildings visit of H. R H. The Duke of York 8. Sir Ambrose Woodall’s medico-legal work 9. Visit of Her Majesty Queen Mary 10. The medical and nursing staffs, 1930-1950 11. The war years 12. Administration 13. Lord Inverforth’s gift 14. A few more worthies


    Samuel James Woodall