City Hospital

Phthisis Ward at the City Hospital

The City Hospital was an isolation hospital in the south of Edinburgh
catering for patients with TB and other infectious diseases

Phthisis Ward at the City Hospital

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Stirling, Currie, Edinburgh:  November 6, 2009                         Photographer not known

 

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   Phthisis Ward at the City Hospital

The City Hospital

Old Photo

Here is another lantern slide of one of the wards in the City Hospital.  It may well be the same ward as in the picture at the top of this page, but photographed from the other end.

Ward in City Hospital - possibly the Phthisis Ward

 

Answer

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Liz Miller

Jersey, Channel Islands

Thank you to Liz Miller who wrote:

Two Wards

"I think these photos would have been of two wards, on either side of a corridor, one male and the other female patients. 

They didn't mix them in these days, apart from children - and in fact the 'powers-that-be- now realise that mixed wards don't really work and are reverting back to single-sex wards again."

Liz Miller, Jersey, Channel Islands:  December 18, 2009

 

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