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Timeline :: Almoner Dept established at Melbourne Hospital

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Agnes McIntyre, St Thomas's Hospital London, establishes the Almoner Department (Medical Social Work) at the Melbourne (later Royal) Hospital. At the same time, she starts the Victorian Institute of Almoners.

See Miller, Jane (2016) Leading Social Work. 75 Years at the University of Melbourne, published by the University of Melbourne.