HOSPITALS FOR ALL

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Healthcare

Genres:

  • Sponsored
  • Public information

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: HOSPITALS FOR ALL

Reference number: 1858

Date: 1948c

Director: d. Hamilton Tait

Sponsor: Department of Health for Scotland

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 21.45 mins

Description: Made as a promotional film for the new nationalised health services, it looks at a number of hospitals throughout central Scotland including the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Ballochmyle, Strathcathro and Killearn Hospitals; their medical staff at work and the services the hospitals provide.

Credits: nar. Frank Phillips
sc. M. Gordon Williamson

Shotlist: Credits (.45) ["Promotional" film for the new nationalised health services] gvs ext. of Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary (1.13) Shots of Princess Margaret Rose Hospital for Crippled Children, Edinburgh. Nurses outside with some of the patients (1.55) Two unidentified hospitals (2.25) Inside a large ward (2.40) Shots of Ballochmyle Hospital and grounds (3.25) Ambulances arriving (4.35) Hospital administrators at work. The x-ray department (5.45) Shots during an operation (6.50) Nurses change the dressing (7.10) "Before and after" plastic surgery patient (7.55) Wiring a broken jaw. Doctor at work. Shots of an optician testing patient's eyes (10.00) Stracathro Hospital (10.20) The orthopaedic department, pharmacists in dispensary, student nurses (14.35) Staff and patients watch film show (15.15) Killearn Hospital (15.45) Occupational therapy department (16.20) Laboratory test (16.55) Shots of hospital kitchens (18.20) Hospital administrator and matron in meeting (18.45) Ext. and int. of Dalmuir House (?), a nurses' home (20.55) View from Killearn Hospital (21.40) The End (21.45)