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TITLE
Invergordon Joint Hospital, c.1925
EXTERNAL ID
HLH_DEWAR100_035A
PLACENAME
Invergordon
DISTRICT
Invergordon
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Rosskeen
DATE OF IMAGE
1925
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
1704
KEYWORDS
Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee
Dewar Report
Dewar Committee
Dewar Centenary
Invergordon Joint Hospital, c.1925

In addition to providing funding for X-Ray equipment, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service also gave a grant for a new access road and improvements to the nurses' accommodation at Invergordon Hospital, which by 1925 had become the "County Hospital".


This image is part of an online exhibition marking the centenary of The Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee, commonly referred to as the Dewar Committee after its chairman, Sir John Dewar MP. The Committee's report paved the way for the first state provided health service in the world, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service, which revolutionised medical provision and is considered to be the precursor to the National Health Service. Click here to go to the start of the exhibition.

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Invergordon Joint Hospital, c.1925

ROSS: Rosskeen

1920s

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee; Dewar Report; Dewar Committee; Dewar Centenary

Highland Archive Centre

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee & Report

In addition to providing funding for X-Ray equipment, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service also gave a grant for a new access road and improvements to the nurses' accommodation at Invergordon Hospital, which by 1925 had become the "County Hospital".<br /> <br /> <br /> <i>This image is part of an online exhibition marking the centenary of The Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee, commonly referred to as the Dewar Committee after its chairman, Sir John Dewar MP. The Committee's report paved the way for the first state provided health service in the world, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service, which revolutionised medical provision and is considered to be the precursor to the National Health Service. Click <a href=http://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/set/show_content_page.html?category=3&set=29&qw= >here</a> to go to the start of the exhibition.</i>