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THE NELSON HOSPITAL.

The members of the new Hospital Board, consisting of his Worship the Mayor, who was appointed by the City Council, Mr C. Dencker, appointed by the Waimea County Council, and Mr Hey ward, appointed by -the Collirigwood County Council, held their first meeting oh. Thursday last, when Mr 0. Y. Pell, the Mayor, was elected Chairman, and Mr H. V. Gully, the Town Clerk, was appointed Secretary. Only formal business was transacted by the Committee, with the exception that it was resolved that for the future persons taking advantage of the Hospital for treatment who were in a position to pay for their maintenance and attendance should be charged 30s a week. Yesterday morning both the new Board and the old Hospital Committee met. The latter expressed their willingness to hand over, under tha provisions of the Act of last session, the management of the Institution as soon as the, new Board could legally take charge. It was then arranged that the management of. the Hospital should be transferred to the new Board as from that date, and thereupon.the Hospital management was formally handed over. Before retiring from office the old Committee recorded their appreciation of the long and valuable services rendered by.Dr Boor, the Eesident Surgeon of the Hospital, and their testimony as to the skiil, consideration, kindness, and courtesy invariably shown by that gentleman, and owing to which the Nelson Hospital held the high reputation it at present enjoys. The Committee also expressed the estimation in which the services of MiBarton, the dispenser, were held, and their appreciation of the care and economy exercised by this gentleman. They also recorded their thanks to Mr H. V. Gully, for his careful and efficient services as Secretary, The Hospital is now under the management of the new Board, and until the end of the present month the Government will provide the necessary funds for carrying on the Instition.

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THE NELSON HOSPITAL., Colonist, Volume XXVIII, Issue 4293, 7 November 1885

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THE NELSON HOSPITAL. Colonist, Volume XXVIII, Issue 4293, 7 November 1885

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