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Hospital School shows us how children were treated, rehabilitated, and educated at The Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples Hospital and College in Alton, Hampshire.
How Britain Cares For Crippled Children
'At Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples Hospital and College, every facility is provided for the treatment, education and vocational training of crippled children. Shots include the Observation Ward, the X-ray Department, the Operating Theatre, and the Massage and Exercise Room. Classes are held in light, airy wards and on sunny terraces.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946)
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