• Short Summary

    New ultra modern hospital is built at High Wycombe.

  • Description

    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

    AS. Pan of the new hospital at High Wycombe, & GV. LV. Pan showing the bridge from the new hospital to the old. SV. A couple of people walking over the bridge. GV. Interior, the entrance hall and reception in the new hospital. AS. Sign 'Enquiries.' LV. Pan as man walks across large reception hall to other department. SV. Couple walking towards the pharmacy and pathology department. AS. 'Staff Dining Room.' GV. The staff dining room. SV. Pan down showing various items on menu. SV. Nurses at the self-service counter. SV. Nurses eating at table. GV. Interior, one of the wards. SV. Patient, Mr Claydon, marking up his meal on menu - sitting up in bed. CU. Marking up menu. SV. Kitchen staff member putting menu for patients into a clip. SV. She puts menu on tray and starts to push tray along conveyor belt. LV. Staff working in kitchen. SV. Member of staff putting food onto plate as plate and tray move slowly along conveyor belt, & LV. SV. Nurse Akudu from Nigeria working at the intercom panel. CU. Nurse Akudu sitting at panel. CU. Intercom unit on patient's bedside table. This also can be used as a transistor radio as radio is built in intercom unit. SV. Patient Mr Charles Barnby picks up intercom unit and calls for a glass of water. SV. Nurse Akudu at control panel receiving message from patient. SV. Control panel and light on diagram for bed No 10, & CU. CU. Nurse Akudu talking into the intercom. SV. Patient Charles Barnby stops talking and puts unit on table. SV. Nurse Akudu gets up from control panel to fetch Mr Barnby his glass of water. SV. Pan, nurse Akudu walks past camera along corridor carrying glass of water. SV. Nurse Akudu walking towards Mr Charles Barnby's bed carrying water. SV. The nurse gives Mr Barnby his water. AS. Exterior the new building. GV. The new hospital building.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:31:00 / 01:29:29:00

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