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The Alex story

£9.99

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In August 1868, one of England's earliest children s hospitals opened in two or three rooms in a property Western Road in Brighton. From this modest beginning emerged what was arguably to become the town s best-loved hospital, the royal Alexandra hospital for Sick Children. Certainly the news that the building it eventually occupied in Dyke Road was to be replaced with a brand new building on the Royal Sussex County Hospital site was not greeted with universal approval. Indeed, a campaign was launched to convert doubting parents and some hospital staff of the necessity for change. Using pictures and material from hospital archives and a range of other sources including former patients and members of staff, this book charts the development of the Alex as it was affectionately known, from its humble beginnings to become one of the country s leading children s hospitals and its eventual closure in 2007.

Used - very good condition, appears unread.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
EAN-13:
9780955846717
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780955846717
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
130
Publisher:
Southern Editorial Services

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In August 1868, one of England's earliest children s hospitals opened in two or three rooms in a property Western Road in Brighton. From this modest beginning emerged what was arguably to become the town s best-loved hospital, the royal Alexandra hospital for Sick Children. Certainly the news that the building it eventually occupied in Dyke Road was to be replaced with a brand new building on the Royal Sussex County Hospital site was not greeted with universal approval. Indeed, a campaign was launched to convert doubting parents and some hospital staff of the necessity for change. Using pictures and material from hospital archives and a range of other sources including former patients and members of staff, this book charts the development of the Alex as it was affectionately known, from its humble beginnings to become one of the country s leading children s hospitals and its eventual closure in 2007.

Used - very good condition, appears unread.

Condition:
Used: very good
EAN-13:
9780955846717
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780955846717
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
130
Publisher:
Southern Editorial Services

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