To-day King Baudouin came to Turnhout, Province of Antwerp, to inaugurate the new city hospital.?
General view of the hospital.
View of the maquette.
One of the rooms with 2 beds. Each room has a radio.
There are 6 floors.
In the nursery there is a sterilisation apparatus which is here being operated by a nun.
The Kings is greeted by the authorities. He congratulates the architects and admires the maquette of the hospital.
Then the King continues the visit of the hospital and is presented with flowers. The visit ends in the very spacious kitchens.
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Background: To-day King Baudouin came to Turnhout, Province of Antwerp, to inaugurate the new city hospital. He was accompanied by Mr. de Bassomoierre, attache of the department of here Court Marsha and by Corvet Captain Geluykens. At the hospital he was greeted by Minister Leburton, by Mr. De Clerck, governor of the Province and by the Mair of the City, Mr. Bauweraerts.
This hospital has been build by the Public Assistance Department, and it is the largest and most modern hospital of the country. It contains 500 beds - there are 10 operation rooms and it was build at a cost of 150 million B???rs.