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1 The Council.—C. H. Bracebridge, Esq.; ...
find situations for their certificated nurses , either in St . Thomas ' s or some other 9 The hosp committee ital . will allow gratuities of £ 5 and £ 3 according to two
their -classes . having of efficiency served , to satisfactoril all their certific y in a ated hosp nurses ital , during on , receiving , one entire evidence year of ,
succeeding The first that arter of their in each training . will commence on the 24 th June . Applications should qu be made to the year Matron , St . Thomas ' s Hospital , 3 _STewington , and eleven
London , S .- —if personally , between ten a . m . Tlie first fifteen probationers were admitted on the 24 th June ,
1860 . In the summer of last year ( 1862 ) , St . Thomas ' s Hospital was removed from its ancient site to the Surrey Gardens ,
Newingtonwhere the new temporary Hospital was opened on the 1 st Octob , erIn consequence of the want of space , the number of
. probationers are lodged in has a been convenient , for the building present 1 , immediat reduced el to y twelve adjoin . ing They the
_^ Hosp ach it with al , which a separ is ate in bed the -room centre and of a the common Gardens sit , ting and -room are provi . Two ded
rooms adjoin for the sister in charge . The course of training is almost exclusivelof a practical kind , and comprehends all that a
nurse is required y to know and to do at the bedside of the sick . The regulations show what means are adopted for ascertaining precisely
the progress made by each probationer , and the committee is kept fully informed on the subject . The details of the qualifications
. expected are contained in the following memorandum : — DUTIES OF PROBATIONER .
You are required to be sober , honest , truthful , trustworthy , jmnctual , cjuiet and orderlcleanland neat .
y , y You 1 In are the expected dressing to of become blisters skilful burns — soreswoundsand in applying
fomentations 2 . . In the , poultices lication , of and leeches minor , dressings externall , . y and , internall , y .
3 . In the app administration of enemas , for men and women . 6 5 4 . . . In In In the the the man best man agement agement method ' of of of hel friction trusses pless , , to patients and the app bod , cool liances i y . e . and , moving in extremities uterine , chang comp and . ing , p laints ersonal .
_cleanliness offeeding , keeping warm , ( or , ) preventing dressing bed 7 8 . . -sores In In bandag making , manag , ing the ing , making beds position of bandages the of , & patients c . , and , and rollers removal , lining of of sheets splints , whilst & c . the
patient is in bed . 9 10 . . You To be are competent required to to atten make d gruel at operations , arrowroot . , egg flip , puddings , drinks
for 11 the . To sick understand , & c . ventilationor keeping the ward fresh by night as well as by day ; you are to be car secretion eful , that great well cleanliness those required is observed for in cooking all the
utensilsthose used for the s as as . 12 . To , make strict observation of the sick in the skin following par intelli ticulars : —
The state of secretionsexpectoration , pulse , , appetite ; gence , of as matter delirium effect or stupor of diet ; breathing or , of stimulants , sleep , stat and e of of wounds medicines , eruptions , & c . , formation ,
13 . And , to learn the , management of convalescents .
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