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Date: 21 September 2021

Time: 05:22

Historical photos of the old Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Medicine looked very different a century ago. What we think of as normal would have made doctors and nurses in the 1930s gasp with amazement. Below are fascinating images of how the Queen Elizabeth Hospital used to look.

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Imaging DepartmentX-ray equipmentPhysiotherapy DepartmentOperating theatreX-rayNurses on Ward B1Ward West 5 in 1945Patient undergoing an X-rayDoctor examining a patientNurse receiving an awardPharmacy DepartmentOperation in progressAn aerial view of Queen Elizabeth HospitalThe old Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 1942The old Queen Elizabeth Hospital under constructionThe old Queen Elizabeth Hospital under constructionOperating theatre at the old QEHThe pharmacy department at the old QEHNurse's training at QEHThe kitchens at QEH

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