Dr. Gar Hamblin develops the Hospital's first "premature ambulance," a small wooden box with a mattress suspended in a wire basket over a hot water tank. It travels by taxi.
Nutritional research by Drs. Alan Brown, Fred Tisdall and Theo Drake leads to the development of a new quick-to-prepare, low cost cereal that later becomes famous the world over as Pablum. The goal is improved nutrition. Also being developed at this time are Sunwheat Biscuits, a high-nutrition biscuit, and enriched bread.