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A Tough Pill to Swallow
Location: Sundre General Hospital, Sundre, Alberta, Canada

 
Dr. Alan White (left) with Dr. Corley in the Children's Ward at Sundre Hospital.
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Construction begins - Rendek Construction Ltd. of Edmonton was the successful bidder
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Construction is going along well.  The estimated cost for the hospital was $775,000.00
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Commerative plaque at the Sundre General Hospital, close to 1000 attended the opening ceremony
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A view of the new Hospital - The official opening was Sept 3, 1968.
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A patient's room - The hospital was a 35 bed structure.
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Staff Dining Room - This room seats approx. 20 to 25 people.
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The kitchen - Originally all the meals were made by the kitchen staff.
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Another view of the kitchen - Sundre General Hospital  Staff
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Nurses Desk - During the day shift there are 3 RN'S and one on a split shift and 2 LPN'S.
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Scrub Room - This was no longer used and later became a housekeeping and storage area.
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The OR room has not been used since 1988.
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Laundry Room - As of 1995 the Laundry facility was no longer used.
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Autopsy Room - Autopsies are done elsewhere. This area is still used as a morgue.
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The Laboratory - The Lab has a 24hr service.
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The X-Ray Department has a 24 hour service.
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The Nursery - The first baby born in the hospital was James Herbert Bressler Sept.14,1968.
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The Sundre General Hospital after one year of operation
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