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South West Healthcare Warrnambool, Victoria

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive range of health care services to enhance the quality of life for our community - and we aim to provide the highest quality health care to all our patients.

We are guided by published values: caring, respect, equity, integrity and excellence. We continually strive to provide excellence in rural health care and want your stay with us to be as comfortable as possible.

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Ryot Street Warrnambool Victoria (map)
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+61 03 5564 4205
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Library Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Location

Ryot Street Warrnambool Victoria

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Ambulance Service Victoria Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with stud fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "AMBULANCE SERVICE / VICTORIA" Reverse: "WOMBAT PROMOTIONS", "(03) 3326 0333"

Australian Red Cross Society Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastening.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY" Reverse: "STOKES"

Collin's tongue holding forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 pair stainless steel forceps with round serrated jaws, screw joint 6¼" (16cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

"Jetter & Scheerer Germany"

ECG Trimmer - 3M Littmann ECG Trimmer

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Boxed: Hinged metal case with central metal reinforcement plate; metal pencil.

Historical information

Used by healthcare staff in the hospital setting to prepare ECG's for Medical review. Electrical Cardiac Graph data was recorded from the patient in long paper strips. The ECG trimmer was used to trim these strips into individual lead recordings and reconfigured on one page. This item has been replaced by new models of ECG recording devices which automatically configure lead information.

Significance

This item is representative of early Cardiology patient assessment.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Littmann ECG Trimmer" / "MODEL 205AA SERIAL No. 536185". Box; "FEB '84 17".

Mathieu Needle Holder - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 stainless steel needle holders with round spring handles and a lock at the end.

Inscriptions & Markings

"SKIDMORE ENGLAND STAINLESS STEEL"

Mosquito Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel scissor like instrument with self adjusting lock. Teethed end.

Inscriptions & Markings

"SKIDMORE & CO" "STAINLESS STEEL" "MADE IN ENGLAND"

Nurse Graduation Spoon - Nursing Graduation Souvenirs

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

2 Silver plated metal spoon with Warrnambool and District Base Hospital badge; 2 plastic cases.

Significance

Purchased by Nurses who graduated from the Warrnambool & District Base Hopsital Nurse Training School. End of nurse training at Warrnambool Base Hospital 1988

Inscriptions & Markings

"WARRNAMBOOL & DISTRICT BASE HOSPITAL 1988" on enamel inscription on handle with red cross in centre. "Cameo / SILVERPLATED" "PERFECTION PLATE MADE IN AUSTRALIA" Case marked, "SILVERPLATED / AUSTRALIAN MADE"; "Cameo by PERFECTION"

Wood Cased BathThermometer - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Mercury glass thermometer with wood casing.

Inscriptions & Markings

Intervals to 60 celcius

Registered Nursing Aide Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Reverse: "R.N.A", "17037" Face: "RNA" "IN HELPING WE SERVE IN SERVING WE HELP" "REGISTERED NURSING AIDE"

The British Red Cross Society Associate Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener. Red cross in centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "BRITISH RED CROSS SOC. ASSOCIATE". Reverse: "J.R GAUNT / LONDON"

Thermometer with Metal Case - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Oral mercury thermometer with metal case and lid.

Inscriptions & Markings

"PATERSON'S PHARMACY WARRNAMBOOL" "MADE BY G.H. ZEAL LONDON ENG REG PAT" "210036"

Glycerine of Phenol B.P.C. - Medicines

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Clear glass bottle with lid; 1 label

Historical information

http://books.google.com.au/books?id=Ofx5CSLi4-cC&pg=PA30&lpg=PA30&dq=phenol+bpc&source=bl&ots=VAMJg8e2Ol&sig=P8QTEMXYn9nS3Xqj9lUbGLwXL_s&hl=en&sa=X&ei=P0asULm-EaedmQXGjIC4Cg&ved=0CFAQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=phenol%20bpc&f=false

Inscriptions & Markings

"POISON S2" "GLYCERINE OF PHENOL B.P.C" "THIS PREPARATION CONTAINS 16 % w/w OF PHENOL" "ARK BRAND" "ALFRED LAWRENCE & CO. PTY LTD." "AUSTRALIA"

Crile Forceps, Curved - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 stainless Steel metal forcep with curved end

Inscriptions & Markings

"Germany Stainless" "nopa AA 1817/14"

Hospital Employee Federation Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Historical information

Hospital Employee Federation (1959 - 1991) http://www.atua.org.au/biogs/ALE0569b.htm

Inscriptions & Markings

Face:"HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES FEDERATION" Reverse:"BRIM / MELB"

Victoria General Registered Nurse Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch, with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

On reverse: "R.G.N", "17724", "BRIM / MELB" Face: "VICTORIA", "GENERAL NURSE", "REGISTERED"

Adenoid Currette - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal item with Hand grip. Adjustable toothed jaw.

Historical information

The use of Adenoid Currette http://entinstruments.blogspot.com.au/#!/2012/01/st-clair-thompson-adenoid-curette.html

Inscriptions & Markings

"LONDON" "ra rick"

Warrnambool & District Base Hospital Life Governor's Certificate - Hospital Life Governor's Certificate

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 booklet

Significance

Life Governor of the Warrnambool and District Base Hospital under the provision of the By-Laws of the Institution in 1872.

Inscriptions & Markings

Warrnambool & District Base Hospital Life Governor's Certificate

Electronic Stethoscope - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 blue case labelled MEDETRON containing; 1 power unit including volume, 1 elastic belt clip, 1 stethoscope, 1 metal bell with connecting plug, 1 black drum piece

Inscriptions & Markings

"Medetron Electronic Stethoscope". Made in Japan. Labelled "School of Nursing"

Graduate Nurse Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 glass frame; 1 badge with label

Historical information

Brierly Hospital Warrnambool - This badge which is now the symbol of the hospital and it's graudate nurses was designed by: Wendy Greene, John Parkinson, Pat Gysen.

Inscriptions & Markings

"This badge which is now / the symbol of the hospital and / it's graduate nurses was / designed by: " / "Wendy Greene, "John Parkinson, "Pat Gysen."

Klinostik Super Diagnostic Ophthalmic Instrument - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 lined Case:1 handle; 1 May ophthalmoscope; 4 Dental mirrors; 1 tongue depressor; 3 different sized heads

Inscriptions & Markings

Case marked: "Klinostik / Super Diagnostic / BRITISH MADE" Handle; "KLINOSTIK REGSD"

Rendell-Baker Soucek Mask - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Rendell-Baker-Soucek mask. 1 black tube with one end connects a metal piece to a facemask. The other end of black tube connects to 1 red balloon. 5 black masks. 1 spare red balloon and 3 black masks in separate plastic bags.

Historical information

http://ukpmc.ac.uk/articles/PMC3139326/reload=0;jsessionid=9FyrkDFnXqMKQZZZCbqV.6 http://ukpmc.ac.uk/articles/PMC1958835/pdf/brmedj02872-0072.pdf

Inscriptions & Markings

Inscription on 1 black mask. "Wsp / 2 / ANTISTATIC / MADE IN UNITED KINGDOM. Another inscription on 1 black facemask. "LEYMED PAEDIATRIC FACEMASK / MADE IN 3 ENGLAND".

Mason-Ackland Mouth Gag - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal adjustable, retractor anaesthetic instrument with sliding ring 8" (20cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

"202" "STAINLESS STEEL"

Australian Red Cross Society Twenty Year's Service Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face:"AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY / 20 YEARS SERVICE" Reverse:"3497" "k.G.LUKE"

Plastic Probe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Plastic probe with 1 carved bulb end and 1 shaped end. Attachment knob mid way.

Inscriptions & Markings

Attachment knob: "70". "ORTHO".

Mason-Ackland Mouth Gag - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel with ratcheted control and serrated ends with sliding ring 8" (20 cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

2 23 "STAINLESS STEEL"

Heine Ophthalmoscope - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Case with zipper: 1 Battery holder; 2 globes; 4 plastic ends; 1 May ophthalmoscope head: 1 metal viewer attachment.

Inscriptions & Markings

Case: "HEINE", "GERMANY" Instrument: "ANAX", "GERMANY" Head: "HEINE", "Miroflex", "Anax" "C-00. 13. 102"

Kruse's Fluid Magnesia - Medicines

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Tinted glass bottle with 8 fl ounce capacity.

Historical information

http://www.fgb.com.au/natural-products?id=36:extralife-kruses-fluid-magnesia&catid=6

Inscriptions & Markings

"KRUSE'S FLUID MAGNESIA" "KRUSES PRIZE MEDAL MAGNESIA"

Gowllands Ophthalmoscope - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 hard case;Chrome metal with black grip battery holder; 1 may head ophthalmascope; 3 chrome pieces; 1 viewer; 1 globe.

Inscriptions & Markings

Case: "Gowllands / MADE IN ENGLAND" Handle: "Gowllands / MADE IN ENGLAND" Viewer: "KLINOSTIK / BRITISH MADE" May: "MAY IMPROVED OPHTHALMOSCOPE" "Gowllands / MADE IN ENGLAND"

Dr. Nelson's Inhaler - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Ceramic inhaler with spout.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Dr. NELSON'S / IMPROVED / INHALER"

Analgesic Balm - Medicines

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Printed Box; 1 Coloured tube with lid.

Inscriptions & Markings

Ointment number 4. Inscription on tube, "EACH OUNZE REPRESENTS MENTHOL 87 1/2 GRAINS / METHYL SALICYLATE 87 1/2 GRAINS / INCORPORATED WITH A SUITABLE BASE". Printed Box labelled "ANALGESIC BALM / FOR EXTERNAL APPLICATION FOR THE RELIEF OF PAIN". "SUGGETT'S PHARMACY WARRNAMBOOL"

Dr. Nelson's Inhaler - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Ceramic inhaler with spout

Inscriptions & Markings

"DR.NELSON'S/ IMPROVED /INHALER"

Wall Clock

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Wall clock with makings 1 swing 1 key

Historical information

Wall Clock was presented by H. Walsh to the Villers & Heytes Hospital, which the name was not known for Warrnambool Base Hospital, in 1861.

Significance

The wall clock was a historial item which was mounted on the hosptial first building, built in 1861.

Inscriptions & Markings

Clock - presented by H. Walsh, Warrnambool to Villers & Heytes Hospital 1861 Key - Made in England

Australian Red Cross Society Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face:"AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY" Reverse:"K.G.LUKE / MELB."

Reuseable Metal Syringe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal syringe holder with removable nozzle. Glass barrel insert with 30 ml markings

Inscriptions & Markings

"ANAX", "Ultra-Asept". " 200 [degrees] INTERCHANGEABLE"

Anaesthetic Ether Canister - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Glass bottle marked to 300 CC. 1 Regulator fitting with accessory adaptors.

Inscriptions & Markings

"ETHER", "300 C.C". Hand written, "ETHRANE" "THE BRITISH OXYGEN Co LTD" "LONDON ENGLAND" "PATENT NO 536536"

Taylors Percussion Reflex Hammer - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal handle with rubber mallet insert.

Carmalt's tongue holding forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel forcep with punch arm and base with matching hole

Historical information

Used for surgery in a mental health hospital in Victoria circa 1920. Positions the tongue of an unconscious patient forward; possibly used during tonsillectomies. May also have been used for patients with epilepsy. http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/items/259059/carmalt-s-tongue-holding-forceps-medicon-metal-circa-1920

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS STEEL", "F.G & D" "C.TURTIN & SONS. SHEFIELD"

Trousseau Trachael Dilator - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Curved end stainless steel percutaneous dilator

Historical information

The dilator is designed to fascilitate the tracheostomy tube into the trachea via the initial incision http://entinstruments.blogspot.com.au/2011/07/trousseaus-tracheal-dilator.html#!/2011/07/trousseaus-tracheal-dilator.html

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS STEEL" "Martin" "568"

Hospital Employee Federation Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Historical information

Hospital Emplyee Fedration of Australia (1959-1991) http://www.atua.org.au/biogs/ALE0569b.htm

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES FEDERATION" Reverse: "SWAN & HUDSON"

Gestation Calculator - Medical equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Plastic disc with moving inner wheel

Inscriptions & Markings

"GESTATIONAL CALCULATOR" "DOWN BROS and MAYER & PHELPS LTD" "GESTATION PERIOD IN WEEKS" on reverse side; "NESTLE LACTOGEN"

Ear Irrigation Mug - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless Steel utensil with handle and spout. Semi-circle shaped opening at the top.

Inscriptions & Markings

"PARAMOUNT" "STAINLESS STEEL" "K.G.LUKE" "63"

Ear Syringe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Metal cannister; 1 removable bulb cannula; 1 tapered cannula; 1 plunger

Corn Plaster Set - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 box 12 corn plasters;1 metal stand with glass lamp with 1 wick.

Inscriptions & Markings

Box labelled "Johnson & Johnson" , "MADE IN ENGLAND" "THICK" "CORN P". Distributers label - "SAMBELL'S Cnr. Pharmacy/ WARRNAMBOOL"

Straight Artery Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel forceps with straight end

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS" "HENSLER"

Guly's Tongue Holding Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 pair stainless steel forceps with triangle serrated jaws,screw joint 7½" (19cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

"V.H.A GERMANY" "29" "STAINLESS"

Mason-Ackland Mouth Gag - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal retractor with set screw 8" (20cm)

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS STEEL" "RAMSAY" ""MEDICON / GERMANY" "12"

Ear Piercing - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Boxed stainless steel spring loaded device with hinged arm; 2 needles; 3 cork attachments.

Inscriptions & Markings

"GERMANY" on device. Box lid; "MC36-755-12", "EAR PIERCING SET"

Spoon Head Attachment - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal spoon shaped attachment with application points on the stem

Significance

This item is representative of surgical instruments held in Theatre.

Guly's Tongue Holding Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 pair stainless steel forceps with triangle serrated jaws, screw joint 18cm.

Inscriptions & Markings

"MADE IN ENG" "STAINLESS STEEL"

Cheron Uterine Dressing Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel scissor-like insturment with serrated ends

Inscriptions & Markings

"TURTON & SONS SHEFFIELD" "S" "MADE FOR E & AD. PTY LTD SYDNEY"