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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 VIC 3280 (map)
phone
+61 03 5564 4205

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Opening Hours

Library Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Location

Ryot Street Warrnambool Victoria

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62 items

62 items

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"

Glass Bottle with Stopper - Medical Equpiment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 glass bottle; 1 rubber lid, 2 glass tubes.

Inscriptions & Markings

"L D M"

Dr. Nelson's Inhaler - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Ceramic inhaler with spout

Inscriptions & Markings

"DR.NELSON'S/ IMPROVED /INHALER"

Ashton Automatic Injector - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 chrome metal barrel with adjustable parts; black grip and trigger; 1 Instruction manual.

Inscriptions & Markings

"ASHTON AUTOMATIC INJECTOR / MANUFACTURER" "ASHTON & CO. LTD." "ADELAIDE, S.A." "PAT. APPN. 37054 / 58" "APP. RD. 39141"

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"

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."

Tincture of Squill B.P.C - Medicines

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 Tinted glass bottle with lid. Capacity 400 ml

Historical information

http://www.henriettesherbal.com/eclectic/bpc1911/urginea.html

Inscriptions & Markings

"ARK BRAND" "TINCTURE OF SQUILL B.P.C." "(Tinet. Seill.)" "DOSE: 0.3 TO 2 ml. (5 to 30 MINS.)" "Alfred Lawrence & Co. Pty. Ltd. Australia" "1256"

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".

Warrnambool & District Base Hospital Keyring - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch on key ring.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "WARRNAMBOOL & DISTRICT BASE HOSPITAL" Reverse: "PLEASE / RETURN TO / WARRNAMBOOL / & DISTRICT/ BASE HOSPITAL / RYOT STREET / WARRNAMBOOL / (055) 62 4000".

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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.

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"

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"

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"

Ear Syringe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

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

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"

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"

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"

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"

Corangamite Enrolled Nurse School Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal and enamel brooch with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "WARRNAMBOOL" "CORANGAMITE ENROLLED NURSE SCHOOL".

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"

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"

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"

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"