Max Evan

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  • Interview with Mr Max Evans

    Interviewer Roger Sims talks to Mr Max Evans about his memories of working at Ballamona Hospital. Topics covered are listed below:

    Working at Ballamona Hospital
    Institutionalisation
    Farms owned by Ballamona Hospital
    Hospital laundry and kitchens
    Entertainment for patients
    Introduction of an ‘open door’ policy
    Modern medicines and treatments
    Description of a leucotomy operation
    Glencrutchery and Eastcliffe training centres
    Fund raising organisations
    Secretary and Treasurer of Ballamona Hospital Committee
    The National Health Service Act 1948
    White Hoe Isolation Hospital
    Nobles Hospital
    Workload of Medical Superintendents


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