Part III of the relics and artifacts showcases a Derwent House (Ward D) Requisition for Dispensary Supplies book with the earliest entry dated 1985. The person filling out the book would list the item, quantity required, quantity issued and leader reference. It was then approved by the Sister in Charge.
Part II of the relics and artifacts shows a B Ward Authority for Leave of Absence. This was filled out when a patient required a leave of absence from the hospital. This particular book was last filled out in the early 1980's.
My recent purchases of 2 Willow Court Signs over the past few weeks inspired me to go through a box of small relics and artifacts I have collected over the years. Mind you a lot of these are not exciting but I believe they play an important role in telling
I was contacted recently from a lady stating that she had a Royal Derwent Hospital Electronic Convulsive Therapy (ECT) machine that she bought at Auction some time ago. She informed me that the Auction in which she bought it from labelled it as a ECT machine from Royal Derwent Hospital.
I had the great honour of buying this rare piece of Willow Court History this week from what I was told was a deceased estate in New Norfolk. The Auctioneer stated that a person representing the Estate brought it to Auction and knew that it had been sitting in the