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Margaret Pyke Centre

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Margaret Pyke Centre

One of the first family planning clinics, founded in 1968 in Charlotte Street, by Jean Medawar and David Pyke.

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Margaret Pyke Centre

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Sir Peter Medawar tree

The plaque is in front of a tree stump, so that accounts for the "lost" tree ...

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First refraction hospital in the world

First refraction hospital in the world

Formed as the London Refraction Hospital (or the Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians), became the Institute of Optometry in 1988.

Building, Medicine

1 memorial
Dame Joanna Astley

Dame Joanna Astley

Nurse of King Henry VI circa 1420-30. When she retired she rented a house in Giltspur Street from St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
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
King's College Hospital

King's College Hospital

Stood at Portugal Street / Carey Street from 1839 to 1913, when it moved to Denmark Hill, to a site given to it by WFD Smith, of W.H.Smiths.

Group, Medicine

2 memorials