The History Girls: The Royal Free Hospital by Miranda Miller

In 1828 William Marsden, a young surgeon from Yorkshire, found an 18-year-old girl dying on the steps of St Andrew’s church Holborn because she couldn’t afford admission to a hospital. The only way for the poor…

Source: The History Girls: The Royal Free Hospital by Miranda Miller

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2 thoughts on “The History Girls: The Royal Free Hospital by Miranda Miller

  1. I cannot imagine how many times I must have driven into the lower ground floor entrance of that hospital’s A&E department. It was one of the newest hospitals in the UK when I first joined the ambulance service, and the monolithic structure was so out of place in the area
    I even went to the Soho Woman’s Hospital and the EGA many times, before they closed. Of course those facilities were transferred to the UCH.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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