Glenside Hospital

Glenside Hospital

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Glenside campus is the home of the School of Health and Social Care at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. It is located on Blackberry Hill in the suburb of Fishponds. grid reference ST625763. Its clocktower is a prominent landmark, visible from the M32 motorway.Beaufort Hospital was founded as a lunatic asylum in 1861, designed by Henry Crisp and built next to the co-located Stapleton Hospital mental health facility. Stanley Spencer worked as a medical orderly at the Beaufort from 1915-16. It was renamed Glenside under the NHS reforms of the 1950s. From January 1993, the two hospitals merged to become the jointly named Blackberry Hill Hospital. Patients of Glenside were assessed for capability, with many placed within the Care in the Community programme, while the residual were moved in to new buildings constructed on the former Manor Park site for their long term care.
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613657327X
  • 9786136573274