Two London heritage projects to explore history of healthcare

The two projects will explore the history of healthcare thanks to nearly £100,000 from the National Lottery, in the build-up to next year’s 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Eastside Community Heritage (ECH) will work with current and retired NHS staff to explore the history of Harold Wood Hospital in London, and the Arts Assassins, South London Gallery’s young people’s forum, will be investigating the history of the Peckham Experiment, a pioneering health movement initiated in south east London 23 years before the foundation of the NHS.

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