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Corporate entry Alfred Hospital (1871 - )

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Health Industry and Hospitals or Clinics
Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004


Melbourne's Alfred Hospital was established in 1871. The Hospital continues to operate on its original site. In 2002 specialist services offered by the hospital include Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart-Lung Transplant, Trauma Care, Oncology and Respiratory Medicine. From their Web site, December 2002: "The Alfred is one of Australia's leading hospitals. Our priority is high quality, cost effective patient care founded on excellent practice, teaching and research."

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Published resources


  • Mitchell, Ann M., The hospital south of the Yarra: a history of the Alfred Hospital Melbourne from foundation to the nineteen-forties (Melbourne: The Hospital, 1977), 299 pp. Details
  • Paterson, Helen, '5.30, Nurse!' The Story of the Alfred Nurses (Melbourne: History Books, 1996), 272 pp. Details

Edited Books

  • Alfred Healthcare Group Heritage Committee ed., Alfred Hospital: Faces and Places volume I(-III) (Prahran, Vic.: Alfred Healthcare Group, 1996-2004), 360 pp. Details


See also

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