2001.97.31

Photocopied extracts from the County of Argyll Fifteenth Annual Report by the Medical Officer of Health Dr Roger MacNeill, pp 38-41.

The building of the Isolation Hospital at Heanish and four cases of diptheria; tables of the numbers of cases of infectious diseases between 1892 and 1905.

med_report.jpgTiree in 100 Objects – 16 – Hospital Report

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

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Diptheria outbreak

Account of the incidence of diptheria on Tiree in 1905 by the County Medical Officer. Two families contracted the deadly disease, but it was contained by isolating them in the newly built Fever Hospital at Heanish.

Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 5: drawer 2
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