Scenes inside Stannington Sanatorium for children in Northumberland
STANNINGTON SANATORIUM Reel 1
Intertitle: "Stannington Sanatorium was the first British Sanatorium for children. Since its opening in 1908 over 11,000 children have been treated"
Aerial view the Sanatorium and farm. MS Buildings. MS A row of girls in bed playing with dolls. Various shots of nurses and the nurses home. The Sanatorium ambulance bringing new arrivals. Children are shown undergoing various medical procedures (all with a smile!): Throat swabs, injections, x-ray's, medical examinations. Various scenes on the hospital wards. (The rooms are bright and the children all appear happy). The children show their various limb supports and walk on crutches. Detailed shots of a plaster cast being applied to a child's leg. The children have artificial light treatment.