Barnes Hospital, London

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Barnes Hospital
Geography
Location East Sheen[1], London, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°28′2″N 0°15′23.3″W / 51.46722°N 0.256472°W / 51.46722; -0.256472Coordinates: 51°28′2″N 0°15′23.3″W / 51.46722°N 0.256472°W / 51.46722; -0.256472
Organisation
Care system NHS
Hospital type Mental health
Services
Emergency department No Accident & Emergency
History
Founded 1889; 125 years ago (1889)
Links
Lists Hospitals in England

Barnes Hospital, on South Worple Way, East Sheen,[1] in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, is a hospital managed by South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust. It provides community and inpatient mental health services.[2]

History[edit]

The hospital was opened in 1889 as The Barnes Isolation Hospital.[3] Its original purpose was to treat and care for patients with infectious diseases such as diphtheria and scarlet fever.[3]

In 2001 the existing buildings were extensively renovated and a new extension was added.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barnes Hospital South Worple Way East Sheen London SW14 8SU". Planning application number: 13/T0612/TPO. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 13 November 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Departments and services". Barnes Hospital. NHS Choices. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Barnes Hospital". Lost Hospitals of London. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 

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