GH#25 Rules and Regulations
[Rules and Regulations, no date, for
General Hospital # 25]
Genl Hospl No. 25
1st The ward master is required to have the
wards ready for inspection at Surgeon visits at 9 o’clock AM.
2 Every patient is required to be at his bed at the time of
the Surgeons visit and all requests must be made and all business attended to at
that time. If it be absolutely necessary however for any patient to consult with
the Surgeon at any time after the regular visits then he must do so through the
3rd The ward master must not allow any patient
to sit on the windows, urinate, spit or throw anything out of them. Offenders
under this rule will be punished by depriving the offender of his meals for one
4th No passes under any circumstances will be
5th The ward master will see that no patient
spits upon the floor, wall, or steps, or defaces the walls by pencil marks or in
any other way. This will likewise apply to the convalescents who visit the mess
hall, privies, or any other offices below. A violation of this rule will be
punished by confinement in the guard house with bread and water diet for 24
6th Every patient before leaving the wards, no
matter for how short a time, will first arrange his bed neatly. A violation of
this rule will be punished according to rule the third.
7th Breakfast will be served to patients at 7
AM, Dinner 1 PM, & Tea at 6 o’clock. To officers Breakfast at 8 AM, Dinner
2, & Tea 7 oc.
8th All convalescents ordered by assistant
Surgeons to perform duty and failing to do the same will be punished the same as
under rule the third.
9th The ward master is required to instruct each
new patient in regard to the above rule.
Edwd G. Higginbotham
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