New South Wales Institute of Hospital Almoners

Organisation of medical social workers which was the forerunner of professional social workers' departments in modern hospitals. Almoners were expected to identify and ensure those who could pay did, as well as arrange after-care, special equipment for the home and additional nutrient needs.

Milestone
Formed
1937
Closed
1964
Position
1942 - 1946
1942 - 1954
Type