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Bloomsbury's Contribution to Health Care History Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Duration: 50 minutes
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Pass By: The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ England

The Foundling Museum in Brunswick Square, London recounts activities at the Foundling Hospital, Britain's first home for kids in danger of abandonment. The gallery houses the broadly significant Foundling Hospital Collection and the Gerald Coke Handel Collection, a globally significant collection of material relating to the composer George Frideric Handel and his peers. This small museum evokes the tragic tales of mothers and children cared for by the hospital.

Pass By: The Queen Square Park and Garden, 1 Queen Square Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AT England

We will walk round this small green oasis which has been seen the greatest concentration of hospitals of anywhere in England devoted to children, homeopathy, Italians and those with neurological conditions.

Pass By: Thomas Coram statue, 1 Brunswick Square, London N17 8ES England

Captain Thomas Coram was a donor who started the London Foundling Hospital in Lamb's Conduit Fields, Bloomsbury, to care for abandoned youngsters. It's believed to be the world's first incorporated charity.

Pass By: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Room, Euston Road Unison Centre, London England

The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital and its previous institutions gave health care to ladies in London from the mid-Victorian period. It was named after Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, one of the first women in ENgland to qualify as a doctor, and who established the New Hospital for Women on this site.

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Russell Square Station, Bernard St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1LJ, UK
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