Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital

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Health Margaret Laurence
ML 's childbirth experiences were not propitious. Her daughter was delivered by forceps (at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Maternity Hospital in London, UK) after a 36-hour labour, and the delivery cracked the baby's collar-bone—a...
Wealth and Poverty George Eliot
With the publication of Middlemarch at the end of 1872, GE reached the ranks of the wealthy. She invested in modern enterprises like canals, railways, and gas companies, and also gave a good deal of...

Timeline

June 1866
Elizabeth Garrett (Britain's first female medical practitioner, an apothecary qualified since the previous October) established St Mary's Dispensary for Women in Seymour Place, Marylebone, London.
June 1866
Elizabeth Garrett (Britain's first female medical practitioner, an apothecary qualified since the previous October) established St Mary's Dispensary for Women in Seymour Place, Marylebone, London.
February 1872
The New Hospital for Women opened above St Mary's Dispensary (brainchild of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson ) in Seymour Place, Marylebone, London. It started with just ten beds.