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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Friends of the Royal London Hospital

Friends of the Royal London Hospital

Registered charity also known as 'Friends of the London Hospital (Whitechapel)' and 'League of Friends'. We're guessing that this is the current form of the 1908 "friends of the hospital" that erec...

Group, Community / Clubs, Medicine

1 memorial
Alice Ball

Alice Ball

From LSHTM: "... African American chemist who developed an injectable oil extract which became the treatment for leprosy until the 1940s. While chaulmoogra oil had previously been used for leprosy,...

Person, Medicine, Science

1 memorial
Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians

Founded by Thomas Linacre in 1518 with a charter granted by Henry VIII. Their first home was Linacre's own house in Knightrider Street. Their second home, at Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, was des...

Group, Education, Medicine

5 memorials
Francois Rabelais

Francois Rabelais

Writer and physician. Born France, between 1483 and 1494, but probably November 1494. Became a monk and studied Latin and Greek, then left to study medicine. Died Paris.

Person, Literature, Medicine, Politics & Administration, Religion, France

1 memorial
British Association of Dermatologists

British Association of Dermatologists

The association is a charity, whose objects are the practice, teaching, training and research of dermatology. Its foundation was proposed in 1919 by Sir Archibald Gray, and at its first meeting, Si...

Group, Medicine

1 memorial