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almoner

A hospital welfare official or medical social worker.
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The combination of almoner service and regular masses gave the 'patients their chance of rehabilitation'.
20) In 1937, Norma Parker commented that if she accepted an almoner position at Wellington Hospital, New Zealand she would 'be leaving the field clear' to non-Catholic social workers at a time when there were no Catholic qualified social workers in Sydney, except Eileen Davidson.
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.
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.