• Short Summary

    THE GOVERNOR OF HONGKONG, SIR ROBERT BLACK, ON SEPTEMBER 10, OPENED THE 4.4 MILLION POUNDS STERLING QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL IN KOWLOON, THE BIGGEST HOSPITAL IN THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH.

  • Description

    1.
    LS. QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL
    2 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS. ------DITTO------
    4 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS. GUESTS AT CEREMONY
    6 ft

    4.
    MS. GOVERNOR BLACK UNVEILING PLAQUE
    8 ft

    5.
    CU. PLAQUE
    10 ft

    6.
    MS. FROM OPERATING TABLE (TILT UP) GOVERNOR BLACK (EXTREME LEFT) AND OTHERS
    13 ft

    7.
    MS. GUESTS LOOKING AT MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
    16 ft

    8.
    CU. GUESTS LOOKING AT OPERATING TABLE
    19 ft

    9.
    CU. LIGHTING IN OPERATING THEATRE
    20 ft

    10.
    MS. (TRACK) WARD
    27 ft

    11.
    MLS. GUESTS INSPECTING WARD
    30 ft

    12.
    MS. NURSE AND DUMMY.
    32 ft

    13.
    LS. GUEST IN CORRIDOR (TILT UP) WARD
    36 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/Y???/MY



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE GOVERNOR OF HONGKONG, SIR ROBERT BLACK, ON SEPTEMBER 10, OPENED THE 4.4 MILLION POUNDS STERLING QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL IN KOWLOON, THE BIGGEST HOSPITAL IN THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH.

    THE 1,338-BED HOSPITAL IS COMPLETELY UP-TO-DATE, WITH A FULL RANGE OF THE MOST MODERN MEANS OF TREATMENT.THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH LAID THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE NEW HOSPITAL IN 1959.

    IN 1952, THE GENERAL BED ACCOMMODATION IN KOWLOON AND THE NEW TERRITORIES AMOUNTED TO NOT MORE THAN 1.2 BEDS OF ALL CATEGORIES FOR EACH 1,000.ON HONGKONG ISLAND THE RATIO WAS BETTER, BEING 2.6.

    SPEAKING AT THE CEREMONY, SIR ROBERT BLACK SAID THE HOSPITAL WAS AN ACHIEVEMENT WHICH COULD BE VIEWED WITH PRIDE BUT NOT WITH COMPLACENCY.HE ADDED THAT EXPANSION OF MEDICAL SERVICES WOULD BE CONCENTRATED FOR SOME TIME ON THE NEW TERRITORIES SIDE OF THE HARBOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HI0MCQGFL2B97JONRBSLJVYI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HI0MCQGFL2B97JONRBSLJVYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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