"Staff (Medical).—There were five Honorary Medical and
Surgical Consultants, and sixteen Honorary Visiting Specialists on
the Staff, and four Medical Officers were resident.
"Staff (Nursing).—The Nursing Staff consists of the Matron,
the Assistant Matron and Sister Tutor (combined post), Home
Sister and Ward Sister (combined post), Night Sister, 12 Sisters
(including 7 in special departments), 9 Staff Nurses and 35 probationers,
also Assistant Nurse in X-ray Department.
"Beds.—The complement of 118 beds is allocated as follows:—
Medical cases, 31; Surgical, 43; Children, 30; Private one-bed
Wards, 10; Observation Beds, 4.
"Departments.—There are facilities for operative surgery,
X-ray work, dental, ophthalmic, massage, and electro-therapy.
Pathological work is carried out partly at the hospital and partly
at other institutions.
"Operations and Treatments.—During 1936, 1,046 major operations
and 2,776 minor operations were performed, making a total
of 3,822. 17,126 radiographs were taken. There were 11,956
massage treatments, also 21,008 electrical treatments, 83 special
treatments, and 3,056 artificial sunlight treatments at the Comely
Bank Clinic; a total of 36,103 treatments at this Clinic."