|LOST HOSPITALS OF LONDON
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This website gives several hospital histories.
For an overall view of how an area developed, with its public utilities, etc. Unfortunately, it seems not to have been updated since about 1991.
For basic information about hospitals throughout the UK, this site was most useful. Unfortunately, this too has not been undated for a while.
A up-to-date comprehensive and detailed outline of the NHS from its beginnings in 1948.
A lovely site which gives great detail about workhouses, their history, their infirmaries (from which many NHS hospitals were derived) and other information about the Metropolitan Asylums Board.
Barry G, Carruthers LA 2005 A History of Britain's Hospitals. Sussex, Book Guild Publishing
This book gives an overall view of the development of hospitals within the UK
Black N 2006 Walking London's Medical History. London, Royal Society of Medicine Press
For lots of information about the hospitals of central London, this could not be bettered.
(Author unstated) 1962 The 'Disappearing Hospitals'. British Medical Journal 1 (5274), 323-331.
updated 10th June 2008
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