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Back view of the 19th century Black River Hospital, located on the western side of St. Elizabeth, by the Caribbean sea.
"Photo left: Dr. Herbert Elliott standing [right] "clearing the air" after an argument with a woman who had taken her child to the hospital. At left on stretcher is a student from St. Annes Infant School, who was involved in a motorcar accident…
"The new block at Kingston Public Hospital is now taking shape and the gleaming white structure is getting the finishing touches. It contrasts with the red-brick buildings to the southern part of the hospital."
"Top: Vying for the doctor's attention. Patients at the Kingston Public Hospital's Casualty Department await their turn as SMO Dr. John McHardy [second from left] lends a helping hand."
"Police and soldiers were very much in evidence yesterday as the ancillary workers at KPH awaited news from the meeting then taking place between Health Ministry officials, union representatives and members of the hospital board."
"Flooded hospital: The Kingston Public Hospital's Operating Theatre was flooded by Monday's showers. This coupled with the nurses protest strike made conditions at KPH and other hospitals extremely difficult. The water not only made the theatre…
"Now we're ready, now we're not. This is the new obstetrics building at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital which latest reports say should be ready at the end of this month. The building should have been ready since July of 1974."
Clocktower above the Albert George Market in the Falmouth Water Square. It was built in 1894.