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St Nicholas Gosforth

The City of Newcastle upon Tyne and its’ neighbours at Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland were all authorities which were slow to respond to the 1845 Lunacy and County Asylums Acts which had obliged them to provide lunatic asylums. Until the … Continue reading

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THE NHS

    The National Health Service Act 1946 (c 81) came into effect on 5 July 1948 and created the National Health Service in England and Wales. Though the title ‘National Health Service’ implies a single health service for the United Kingdom, in reality one NHS … Continue reading

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Whittingham Hospital update

  Whittingham Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in the parish of Whittingham, near Preston, Lancashire, England. The hospital opened in 1873 as the Fourth Lancashire County Asylum and grew to be the largest mental hospital in Britain, and pioneered the use of electroencephalograms (EEGs). It closed in 1995. The National … Continue reading

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County Hospital Torfaen Wales

  The County Hospital (Welsh: Ysbyty’r Sir) is a community hospital in GRIFFITHSTOWN in the county borough of TORFAEN WALES It is often referred to locally as Panteg Hospital. It is managed by the Aneurin Bevan Health Board. The hospital has its origins in the Pontypool … Continue reading

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barchester forest hospital mansfield

Southwell Road, Mansfield NG18 4XX Barchester Forest Hospital supports a wide range of specialist requirements, including early onset dementia, alcohol-related brain injury and Huntingdon’s. Group: Barchester Healthcare LTD Type of Service: Mental Health Hospital (Private) Care Offered: Alcohol Dependence • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Challenging Behaviour … Continue reading

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HASLAR HOSPITAL HAMPSHIRE

Royal Naval Hospital (Haslar), Gosport Since 1753, The Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport has provided medical care to the service personnel of the Royal Navy, and latterly, to the Army and RAF, and, in more recent years, civilians, too.The building … Continue reading

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THE EARLSWOOD ASYLUM – Redhill Surrey

The ‘Asylum for Idiots was founded in 1847, and established at Park House Highgate in 1848, when fifty patients were admitted. By 1849, 145 patients had been admitted.  Rev. Andrew Reed founded the “Asylum for Idiots” charity. Reed had already … Continue reading

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