Posts Tagged ‘Royal Children’s Hospital’

When nurses lived at Melbourne hospitals

The Coronavirus crisis has seen Victoria offer free hotel rooms to health workers so that they can self-isolate, and avoid spreading the virus. But what if I told you that Melbourne hospitals once had their own onsite residential faculties for nursing staff? SLV photo H2009.35/12 Self-isolation of health workers The desire of Australian health workers […]

Royal Children’s Hospital redevelopment design stuffup

I’ve written about the Royal Children’s Hospital redevelopment before – in particular the demolition of the old hospital – but this time I’m revisiting the subject after I stumbled upon an interesting article in The Age.

"Royal Children's Hospital" sign still in place on the 1960s cream brick

Demolishing the old Royal Children’s Hospital

I mentioned the former Royal Children’s Hospital building in a blog post last year titled ‘Abandoned hospitals of Melbourne’ – so what has come of the site?

'Royal Children's Hospital' spelt out on the main building