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Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, 1951-1952; 1952-1953. Years cover October 1, 1951 through September 30, 1953.

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Committees. Women’s Auxiliary. AD LIB. Laura M. Grant, Director of Nursing from December 5, 1933 retired on June 30, 1952. Chief Dietician Marion G. Dana retired on September 3, 1952. Intern and Resident Staff. Carryall gift and coffee shop. Visiting hours. Third-party reimbursements.


In 1953 the Memorial Unit was completed and opened with a 750 bed capacity. A Women’s Auxiliary was organized on May 19, 1952. The Department of Public relations was formed. Nursing shortage. The staffs of the previously combined Grace and New Haven Hospitals now working as one in the new Memorial Building. The hospital has 1,400 full time and 130 part-time employees. The Dietary Department has replaced the Nursing Staff to serve food from the pantries. New kitchen in the Memorial Unit. Joint declaration of policy by Yale University and the Grace-New Haven Community Hospital in 1952. Work begun on the consolidation of laboratories.

Images include: Aerials, rooming-in, nursing station, kitchen, Memorial Unit lobby, patient room, Grace Educational Building, Memorial Unit exterior, nurse, equipment: utility room, laboratory, floor pantry, Blood Bank, and pneumatic tubes.

Grace-New Haven Community Hospital Annual Report 1951 - 1953