Since the eighteenth century, the hospitals of London have played a leading role in the development of modern medicine. Most joined the NHS on the `Appointed Day' (5 July 1948) but, as medical treatments improved and financial budgets became increasingly stringent, many were considered redundant and closed, despite vociferous protests from local residents. Veronika and Fred Chambers are the first to chronicle a rich history of twentieth-century hospitals that has been hitherto neglected, beautifully illustrated with ...

Hospitals of London 2014, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445638096