[Rules and Regulations, no date, for GeneralHospital#6]
Genl Hospl No. 6
The officer of the day is required to remain at his post
until relieved. It is also expected that he will visit each ward once after
at night and see that guards and nurses are awake and attending to their
duties. The Corporal of the Guard is ordered to visit each ward constantly
during the night, he will also attend to relieving the Guard and Nurses, any of
whom should he find sleeping or otherwise neglecting their duties, he will
arrest and report them to Surgeon in Charge.
Any nurse found asleep while on duty will be severely dealt
The ward master is expected to inspect each ward every
morning and see that it has been properly cleansed, that all beds are made up
and supplied with clean linen. He is particularly charged with supplying each
patient with clean clothes and attending closely to the Laundry.
The Steward will attend to making out requisitions,
furnishing supplies, and seeing that the Kitchen is kept clean and that the
patients of the Hospital have an abundant supply of well cooked food. He will
also exercise a general supervision over the Hospital and invariably report
anything wrong to officers of the day or Surgeons in Charge.