Victorian London - Charities - Surgical Aid Society

SURGICAL AID SOCIETY (THE) (Established 1862), Salisbury-sq, Fleet-st - Supplies every kind of mechanical support to the afflicted poor, without limit as to locality or disease. Water-beds and invalid couches, etc., are lent upon the recommendation of subscribers. By special grants to urgent and deserving cases, the committee ensure that every patient receives prompt assistance.

source: Charles Dickens Jr. et al, Dickens Dictionary of London, c.1908 edition (no date; based on internal evidence)