A very early documentary on The Royal Children’s Hospital, Carlton (known then as ‘The Children’s Hospital’), depicting hospital facilities and patient treatment, quality of care and equipment. Title cards throughout present interesting facts and figures about the hospital.

Film Title: Carlton Hospital
Production Date: Circa 1940
Filming Location: The Children’s Hospital; Carlton, Victoria
Media: Digitised 16 mm black and white film, silent
Duration: 4.56 minutes
Producer: The Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria
Photography: Cyril Murphy
Accession Number: 2018.2495

This film may have been edited to comply with privacy laws and ethics guidelines.
Any opinions, social attitudes and medical advice contained in this film reflect the society and medical practice accepted at the time the film was made. Attitudes, community standards, and medical opinions change over time with societal and medical advances. Please view this film with a historical perspective in mind, and be aware that any opinions, attitudes, and advice depicted are no longer representative of The Royal Children’s Hospital.