Tag: Former Middlesex Hospital

Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

Tour of the Fitzrovia Chapel

Led by chapel Programme Curator, Kate Thorogood, this tour of the chapel will take us back to the fascinating design and build of the chapel as well as its role as hospital chapel and current position as a cultural centre in Fitzrovia. This event is free and part of the annual FitzFest festival. Donations would...

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

‘She spent the intervals of the London season in ragged schools and workhouses. When she went abroad with her family, she used her spare time so well that there was hardly a great hospital in Europe with which she was not acquainted, hardly a great city whose slums she had not passed through.’ Lytton Strachey...

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

Medical Walk of Fitzrovia

The historical area of Fitzrovia, London, has a rich medical past and fascinating stories attached to its former hospitals and workhouse. This walk starts outside Warren Street Underground Station. It explores the medical associations of the Fitzrovia area, including the first private hospital in London, a number of smaller hospitals that occupied grand houses in...

Celebrating International Nurses’ Day

If you are a nurse who used to be based at the former Middlesex Hospital, please join us on Wednesday 9 May at 14:30 for a glass of wine or soft drink. Saturday 12 May marks International Nurses’ Day, an annual occasion to celebrate nursing on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. In...

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