Place    From 6/1/1725 

Guy's Hospital

Categories: Medicine

Founded by Thomas Guy in concept in 1721 but it was not until 6 January 1725 that the first sixty patients were admitted.  Aim 25 have a good summary of the history.  Guy's and St Thomas' are considered the two oldest teaching hospitals in London.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Guy's Hospital

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Doctor Alfred Salter - Bermondsey Station

{Upper plaque:} In memory of Bermondsey GP, Dr. Salter, 1873 - 1945, who devo...

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Doctor Alfred Salter - SE1

Alfred Salter Playground Dr Alfred Salter studied medicine at Guy's Hospital ...

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Evelina Children's Hospital

(In the circle at the centre of the ‘pediment’, with a trumpeting angel on ei...

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Florence Nightingale Garden

{Left hand plaque:} The Nightingale badge awarded between 1925 - 1996. {Cent...

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Great Maze Pond

That's all well and good, but was there a maze? All that text and not a word...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
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Evelina Children's Hospital at Guy's

Jonson seems to have had a special ability with elegies for children, not lea...

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London Bridge alcove at Guy's Hospital

{On a nearby modern plaque:} The London Bridge niche. Portland stone. The sto...

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Viscount Nuffield statue

This is one of only a handful of statues in London unveiled while the subject...

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