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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

Categories: Medicine, Social Welfare

Originally established by John Wilder to support psychiatric patients on discharge from hospital at a time when the Mental Health Act meant that psychiatric hospitals were being closed and replaced by 'care in the community'.  In 2010 PRA Services changed its name to The Centre for Better Health.  Now, 2013, based in Darnley Road, E9.

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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, founded October 1959, acquired and oc...

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Horatio Prater

Horatio Prater

Our colleague, Andrew Behan, has found someone who is probably our man, Andrew writes: I can find no evidence of an H. Prater in the Croydon area in the 1880's so I believe that the Historic Engla...

Person, Benefactor, Medicine

2 memorials
Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Dermatologist and author. He wrote 'A Biographical History of British Dermatology'. Our Picture Source and his obituary confirm he served during WW2 in the Royal Army Medical Corps for four years ...

Person, Armed Forces, Literature, Medicine

1 memorial
Herb Garret

Herb Garret

Area in the roof of St Thomas Apostle Church where the apothecaries of St Thomas's hospital stored and cured herbs for medicinal purposes. It is open to the public on most days from 10.30 am to 5 pm.

Place, Medicine

1 memorial
Lord Brock

Lord Brock

Surgeon. Born Russell Claude Brock at 840 Old Kent Road, London. While working in America he developed an interest in thoracic surgery. He pioneered several new techniques, including open-heart sur...

Person, Benefactor, Medicine, USA

1 memorial