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almoner

A hospital welfare official or medical social worker.
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In January 1946 the St Margaret's governors notified the Department that it was essential that they appoint an almoner and that the position would be advertised at a salary of [pounds sterling]250-300.
Theresa Wardell and Sr Hedwige of St Vincent's Hospital struck difficulties with the combined force of the Victorian Institute of Hospital Almoners and Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Just outside the main gate to the abbey the almoner welcomed pilgrims, boarded the poor, lodged pupils from the grammar school, and distributed bread, beer and broth to the deserving.
Charity wounds [the person] who receives, and our whole moral effort is directed towards suppressing the unconscious harmful patronage of a rich almoner (Mauss 1970:63; cf.
Nowadays it is dedicated largely to the Injured Jockeys Fund, represented today by Lady Oaksey and a team of dedicated almoners.
There are many things, for example, on Place Saint-Sulpice: a town hall, a local finance office, a police station, three cafes, including one licensed to sell cigarettes, a cinema, a church on which Le Vau, Gittard, Oppenord, Servandoni, and Chalgrin all worked and which is dedicated to one of Clotaire Il's almoners who was bishop of Bourges from 624 to 644 and whose saint's day is January 17, a publishing house, an undertaker's, a travel agency, a bus stop, a tailor's shop, a hotel, a fountain with statues of four great Christian orators (Bossuet, Fenelon, Flechier, and Massillon), a newspaper kiosk, a shop selling devotional objects, a car park, a beauty salon, and lots, lots more.
Jack and Jo Berry were there, along with several almoners in charge of the holiday, and Jack is working hard to raise money to build a facility in the north for injured jockeys and their families like Oaksey House in Lambourn.
Former Newmarket racecourse managing director Lisa Hancock has taken over the reins from Richardson and appointed Karen Sharpe, who lives in Penrith, to take over part of Bartlett's workload, which will also be shared with other almoners.
THE Injured Jockeys' Fund has two new almoners - Julia Mangan, who will assist in the south-west, and Marie King, who is based in the Midlands.
Helen Wilson, one of the Injured Jockeys' Fund almoners in the north of England, is in contact daily with the parents.
Helen Wilson, one of the IJF's almoners in the north of England, was with Kyne's parents in North Yorkshire after they travelled from their home in Galway, and a similar meeting is to be arranged with Forfar-based Drew and Margaret Wilson, following the loss of Jan, their only child.