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The appeal this evening is for a new Nurses' Home and Private Patients' Wing for the Elizabeth Garrett Ander son Hospital for Women and Children, 144, Euston Road, London, N.W.i. It was the first, and is still one of the few, hospitals to be staffed entirely by women for women and children, and Dame Sybil Thorndike , who is to make the appeal, is a great admirer of the splendid work done there for them.
The hospital has quite outgrown the old Nurses' Home. A number of nurses and all the maids are lodged at present in several small houses that cannot be used any longer. As soon as a new Nurses' Home and Wing for Private Patients can be built, fifteen beds in the hospital will be released for general patients, and it can be imagined what that will mean towards coping with a waiting list of 250. Dame Sybil hopes for a big response to help the hospital give its hard-working nurses better quarters, and to extend its work among the patients who flock to its doors.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Elizabeth Garrett Ander
Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

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