Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Corporate entry

  • Trove

Corporate entry Royal Children's Hospital (1953 - )

From
1953
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Hospitals or Clinics
Website
http://www.rch.org.au
Location
Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052

Summary

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) was established in 1953 when the Children's Hospital was granted the prefix 'Royal'. In 1963 the hospital moved from its cramped premises in Carlton to a new building in Parkville. In 2002 the RCH is a 310 bed paediatric hospital. The Hospital provides services for infants, children and adolescents from the Australian states of Victoria and Tasmania, as well as south-east Asia.

Timeline

 1870 - 1953 Children's Hospital
       1953 - Royal Children's Hospital

Related People

Published resources

Books

  • Gardiner, Lyndsay, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, 1870-1970: a History, Royal Childrens Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 1970, 231 pp. Details
  • McInnes, Margaret, Caring for our Children: the History of Nursing, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2006, 380 pp. Details
  • Yule, Peter, The Royal Children's Hospital: a History of Faith, Science and Love, Halstead Press, Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales, 1999, 656 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Robson, Belinda, 'From kindergarten teachers to child psychotherapists: an account of the development of child psychotherapy at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital 1930s to 1970s Vol. 17 Issue 1, p1-16', Health & History, vol. 17, no. 1, 2015, pp. 1-16. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith