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Title: Interview with Philippa Collins,Interview with Phillipa Collins Widow of former Chief Medical Officer Ernest Collins.
Authors: O'Gorman Weber, Anne
Collins, Phillipa
Collins, Phillipa
Keywords: Peamount
Peamount Healthcare
Issue Date: 21-Jul-2014
Publisher: South Dublin Libraries
Description: One of a series of interviews by Anne O'Gorman Weber, part of a joint project between Peamount Healthcare and South Dublin Libraries commemorating Peamount Hospital's centenary in 2014. Interview with Philippa Collins, Widow of former Chief Medical Officer Ernest Collins. Ernest came in 1947 as a patient. Cured in Peamount and applied to become staff. He was one of the first treated with Streptomycin. Triple therapies introduced. Speaks of the change from TB to Disability care. Small houses built by Industries section for TB patients to sleep in in the garden. Husband's friendship with President Hillary. Noel Browne discussed. Onset of Ernest's Alzheimer's and care in Peamount.
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