Dispensaries within the County of Norfolk
The Royal or Yarmouth Hospital was instituted on 28 June 1838, the day of her Majesty's Coronation, & occupies a handsome white brick building in St George's Sq, finished in March 1840, at the cost of more than £1000. It has accommodation for 20 in patients. The Dispensary, which was established in 1822, has merged into this institution for affording medical & surgical aid to the sick & lame poor of Yarmouth & the Hundreds of East & West Flegg, in Norfolk; & Mutford & Lothingland, in Suffolk, as in & out patients. Of the latter, it relieves more than 700 yearly. The Rev H Mackenzie is President, & F R Reynolds esq, Vice President. Two physicians & four surgeons lend their aid gratuitously, & Mr Thomas S Rising is the House Surgeon & Apothecary.
White Directory 1845 - p 263
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