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THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

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An appeal on behalf of THE ROYAL NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR CONSUMPTION, Ventnor, by The Lord EBBISHAM,
G.B.E., President of the Hospital The Royal National Hospital for Consumption, Ventnor, founded in 1867, was among the pioneers of open-air treatment for tuberculosis. Since those days open-air treatment has been supplemented by many advances in medical treatment, but the Hospital still retains its place as one of the leading hospitals for the treatment of this disease.
It is situated in Ventnor on account of the climate, but patients come from all over the British Isles and its 157 beds are always full. The work is therefore of national importance.
Advances in treatment are saving the lives of many who a few years ago would have had little hope of recovery, but the annual expenditure exceeds £ 27,000 and the assured income is less than £ 3,000 a year.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]

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