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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

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"

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"

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"

LaBorde Tracheal Dilator - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Curved tip retractor

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".

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"

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"

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"

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"

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".

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"

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.

Ear Syringe - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

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

Wood Cased BathThermometer - Medical Equipment

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Mercury glass thermometer with wood casing.

Inscriptions & Markings

Intervals to 60 celcius

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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"

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

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

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"

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"

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".

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".