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The Calvariënberg Hospital 62 (1891-1949). Tno means meets current requirements’. The hospital, Doctor van Kleef was born in the Hague and attended the State-1928) was appointedDr Lambert Theodorus van Kleef (1846surgeon-physician. This proved to be an excellent choice.he annual report of 1874 of the Maastricht BurgerlijkArmbestuur states that ‘the Calvariënberg hospital ’by 152 which was originally built to care for the poor, increasingly School for military doctors in Utrecht. Initially, he was health admitted more affluent people, and it was deemed necessary to officer in Venlo. As volunteer with the International Red Cross, provide single rooms for this group at least. It was also he provided medical care during the French-German war considered undesirable that poor people who were admitted to (1870 -1871). He worked with his father in law, general the hospital kept beds occupied for very long periods. Medical practitioner J. van de Loo, and gained a wealth of practical care had to be reorganised with a shift in the care of poor experience, particularly in the use of the recently introduced people to outpatient treatment. At the same time plans were plaster cast. In 1873 he took a course in obstetrics at the forged to build a new hospital and in 1882 two hundred Illustrious Atheneum in Amsterdam, where he passed the thousand bricks were purchased for this purpose. Nevertheless, medical doctor examination, which had been made compulsory for the time being no new construction was undertaken. in 1865. In 1876, he started as a general practitioner in Venlo, In 1881, the Burgerlijk Armbestuur placed a call for where he learned the techniques of complete anaesthesia and the appointment of a surgeon who would practise exclusively in antisepsis in the local hospital. In 1880 he earned his doctoral the hospital. It was considered desirable to break with the degree in Heidelberg for his dissertation titled Ein Fall van system of local doctors who worked in the hospital as well as in Dehnung der Interkostallnerven. their own private practice at home. In that very year


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