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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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Opening Hours

Library Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Location

Ryot Street Warrnambool Victoria

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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

Straight Artery Forceps - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel forceps with straight end

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS" "HENSLER"

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"

LaBorde Tracheal Dilator - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Curved tip retractor

Taylors Percussion Reflex Hammer - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal handle with rubber mallet insert.

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

Doyen-Collin Mouth Gag - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Stainless steel instrument with self-adjustable

Historical information

Dental surgical instrument

Inscriptions & Markings

"STAINLESS" "RAMSAY"

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".

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"

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"

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"

Psychiatric Nursing Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Metal brooch with pin fastener.

Inscriptions & Markings

Face: "PSYCHIATRIC NURSING"

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."

Paediatric Tracheostomy Tubes - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 metal case containing: 12 tracheostomy tubes various sizes.

Historical information

Commonly used during epidemics of Diptheria.

Inscriptions & Markings

Case: "Curved Adapters" "Casualty". "MADE IN ENGLAND", "STAINLESS" "PART REF. 370699"

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".

Dr. Nelson's Inhaler - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Ceramic inhaler with spout.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Dr. NELSON'S / IMPROVED / INHALER"

Dr. Nelson's Inhaler - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Ceramic inhaler with spout

Inscriptions & Markings

"DR.NELSON'S/ IMPROVED /INHALER"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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.

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"

Warrnambool & District Base Hospital Badge - Nurse Badges

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Cloth badge with overlocked edge. Red cross in centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

"WARRNAMBOOL & DISTRICT BASE HOSPITAL"

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"

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."

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

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"

Ear Irrigation Syringe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Chrome Metal Cannister; 1 tapered nozzle cannula and screw top plunger.

Historical information

Pomeroy Ear Irrigation Syringe:

Inscriptions & Markings

"British Make" 13

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"

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"

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".

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"

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"

Wood Cased BathThermometer - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Mercury glass thermometer with wood casing.

Inscriptions & Markings

Intervals to 60 celcius

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".

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"

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"

Glass Bottle with Stopper - Medical Equpiment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

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

Inscriptions & Markings

"L D M"

Keeler Ophthalmoscope - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

1 chrome battery holder; 1 tongue depressor; 1 dental mirror; 1 ophthamoscope head; 5 black pieces; 1 base piece; 1 curved light piece; 2 globes

Inscriptions & Markings

"RIMLOCK / TRADE MARK / ENGLAND" "MADE IN ENGLAND" Ophthalmoscope: "DEVAHL / ULTRA 4", "MADE IN ENGLAND" case: "Ward 1 / Brierly Hospital" "KEELER / MADE IN ENGLAND"