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A patient in a saline bath at Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Topical Press Agency Ltd1940-12-20

Historic England

Historic England

In September 1939, Archibald McIndoe arrived at Queen Victoria Hospital to run the new Centre for Plastic and Jaw Surgery. McIndoe was the Consultant Plastic Surgeon to the RAF, and during his time at the Queen Victoria Hospital treated thousands of patients who had suffered burns. Part of the treatment included washing wounds with saline.

Historic England Archive MED01/01/1338

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  • Title: A patient in a saline bath at Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex
  • Creator: Topical Press Agency Ltd
  • Date Created: 1940-12-20
  • Rights: Source: Historic England Archive
  • Medium: Photographic paper print

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