A RELIGIOUS SERVICE
Conducted by the Rev. PAT McCORMICK
Order of Service :
Hymn, ' As with gladness men of old ' Confession and Thanksgivings
Psalm No. 121
Hymn, ' My God, my
Father, make me strong'
Address by the Rev.
Hymn, 'Saviour, again to Thy dear Name we raiso '
Appeal on behalf of Plaistow Maternity Hospital and Nurses' Home and Welfare Centres, by Miss VIOLET VANBRUGH
STARTED in 1889, this institution is now the largest of its kind in Great Britain and probably the largest in the world. The area over which its nursing work is carried out covers nine square miles of the crowded and poverty-stricken districts of West Ham, East Ham, and the Victoria Docks, Canning Town and Tidal Basin. The nursing staff numbers 230; 5,345 maternity cases were attended last year, and 3,442 cases of general illness ; 6,000 mothers and 20,000 children are on the books of the Welfare Centres, and the Training School sends its pupils to every county in England and Wales.
Contributions should be sent to Miss Violet Vanbrugh at the [address removed]
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