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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.
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.
Newmarket-based Oxley, who worked alongside Hilary Kerr and Sue Mills as IJF almoners, was a regular visitor to Sharon Murgatroyd, who was in on the secret when a group of those she had helped organised a surprise retirement party.
At last month's meeting of the IJF Committee and Almoners decisions were made and action taken in respect of no less than 34 men and eight women who are beneficiaries in one way or another of this literally life-enhancing fund.
She has agreed to occupy the seat normally occupied by former York boss John Smith when the committee meets IJF almoners to review current cases.