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Queensland - Archival Series

Visiting Medical Officers' Journals (1873 - 1990)

Westbrook Reformatory

18 February 1873
19 April 1990
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The Visiting Medical Officers' Journals, Series ID 989, relate to the Westbrook Reformatory under a number of names. They provide a record of medical attention provided to Westbrook inmates during the periodic visits made by the Visiting Medical Officer.


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Access to some of these records is restricted to protect personal privacy


Information recorded in the Journals includes: date (of medical examination), name of boy, nature of the illness, treatment administered, and the initials of the Visiting Medical Officer. Formulas or 'recipes' for some of the medicines are recorded at the rear of the journals.

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth