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Date: 4 August 2021

Time: 00:52

Historical photos of Selly Oak 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 what Selly Oak Hospital used to look like.

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King's Norton entranceKing's Norton workhouseOld A&E entranceView from the water tower in 1987Ambulances at Selly Oak HospitalAerial view of Selly Oak in 1952Helipad takes shape in 1995Ambulance apron in constructionCommemorative PlaqueWard photo from Selly Oak HospitalInternal ward photo from the 1960sThe old gatehouse entranceNurses in a Selly Oak Hospital wardSOH staff welcome the QueenPrize giving ceremony for nurses in 1956Selly Oak Hospital classrooms circa 1940Princess Elizabeth in one of the wards at SOH





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