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The Great Kitchen, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

Unknown, 1905, Postcard
The Great Kitchen, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
The Great Kitchen, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
The Great Kitchen, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
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Item no
37936
Title
The Great Kitchen, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
Description
Text on reverse reads,
'The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, founded 1728
Brief facts and figures, year to 30th September 1905
Indoor Patients treated - 11,016
Outdoor Patients treated - 34,564
Daily average number in Hospital - 828

Patients are admitted purely according to the necessity and urgency of their cases, and of their suitability for Hospital treatment.
Every county in Scotland benefits, and cases from no fewer than 427 parishes were treated in the year.

Total expenditure - £63,295 7 11
Total income - £46,816 11 2
Deficiency for the year - £16,478 16 9

The subscriptions from the country amounted to £8,772. Each in-patient cost an average £4, 18s, so that the country cases, 4,348 in number, represented an expenditure of over £21,000.

Will you help this truly National Charity?'
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Date
1905
Size
8.8 x 13.8
Type