The Ladies Committee encouraged paying clients to make use of the hospital's facilities, as the income would help fund the running of the hospital.
Medical officers advocated the benefits of a hospital birth in an effort to reduce the maternal and infant mortality rate.
In 1913, Florence Featherstonhaugh resigned as Matron of the Roma Hospital to take up the position of Matron of the Lady Bowen Hospital. She was the Matron of the Lady Bowen Hospital from 1913 to 1938, and Matron of the Royal Women's Hospital, Brisbane, from 1938 to 1943.
Robert Allan was Acting Medical Superintendent at the Brisbane Hospital in 1917. On returning home from World War I, he practised as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in Brisbane from late 1919 to 1925. He was appointed honorary obstetrician to the Lady Bowen Hospital and assistant gynaecologist to the Brisbane General Hospital.
31 August 2017
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