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No vacancies: So overburdened is Barrie's Royal Victoria Hospital that patients on stretches sometimes wait in halls two to three days before a bed becomes available. The hospital is already 225 beds below the provincial average and is predicted to be short 326 beds within the next five years; according to a report. Here; a woman on the bed is comforted by friends; while (at right) Jack Phillips; 45 waits for son; Tristan; 10; to have a few stitches. Open in full size

No vacancies: So overburdened is Barrie's Royal Victoria Hospital that patients on stretches sometimes wait in halls two to three days before a bed becomes available. The hospital is already 225 beds below the provincial average and is predicted to be short 326 beds within the next five years; according to a report. Here; a woman on the bed is comforted by friends; while (at right) Jack Phillips; 45 waits for son; Tristan; 10; to have a few stitches.

Picture, 1986, English

No vacancies: So overburdened is Barrie's Royal Victoria Hospital that patients on stretches sometimes wait in halls two to three days before a bed becomes available. The hospital is already 225 beds below the provincial average and is predicted to be short 326 beds within the next five years; according to a report. Here; a woman on the bed is comforted by friends; while (at right) Jack Phillips; 45 waits for son; Tristan; 10; to have a few stitches.

Picture, 1986, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Barrie (Royal Victoria Hospital)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0105987f