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The ordinary meeting of the above wa3 held yesterday, and attended by Messrs ■. Houghton (chairman), Dr Hislop, Green, J Clark, Solomon, Myers, and Dawson. | The House Committee reported that Thomas Shepherd had been engaged as assistant night attendant in place of John Cross, resigned. Miss Bacon, probation nurse, had boon promoted as nurse in No. 7 Ward, and Miss Lat;e had been appointed a junior nurse in Mi«s Bacon's place. The l-.ousc physician and house surgeon were giving a series of lectures on nursing and allied subjects to the nurses and probationers, and had arranged to give a similar series to the wardsmen. The houso surgeon had been instructed to ordf r surgical instruments which were urgently needed, at a cost of L 6 10s, They recommended the appointment of an additional junior nurse to obviate the necessity of employing nurses for special cases. Three cases had been transmitted to the Seaeliff Asylum since last meeting. —Adopted. The Finance Committee reported that salaries and accounts for the month of May, amounting to L 617 14s Gd, had been passed for payment, The receipts for the month were :—ln-patients, L7l Kh ; out-patients, L 8; Seamen's Union, LSO. The sum of L-IS7 ISi fid would be required from the Hospital lioard for payment of salaries and accounts for May.—The report was adopted, and the secretary instructed to write to the Board for the amount required. A return was laid on the table showing the expenditure of the principal hospitals in New Zealand for drugs and surgical requisites for the twelve months ending 31st March, ISS9. The secretary was instructed to prepare a report on drugs used in the hospital during last year and submit it at next meeting of the Trustees.

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HOSPITAL TRUSTEES., Evening Star, Issue 7938, 20 June 1889

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HOSPITAL TRUSTEES. Evening Star, Issue 7938, 20 June 1889