1961

1961: Volunteer service established

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The volunteer service was established with 126 volunteers performing a myriad of tasks throughout the hospital, supporting patients and families. One of the key tasks of some early volunteers was to assist with interpretation

Some of the early tasks of volunteers was serving tea to staff with a tea trolley, working in the pharmacy counting pills and putting them in bottles, helping in the library, and most significantly, assisting with interpretation between medical staff and parents and patients.

1961