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St Mary’s Hospital, birthplace of penicillin

Anabelle S. Slingerland Leiden, Netherlands Kevin Brown London, England (Spring 2018)     Lithograph of St. Mary’s Hospital, 1853  On April 23, 2018, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge left the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London with their new baby boy. Fans of the Royals, who had been camping outside St. Mary’s […]

Alcatraz Hospital revisited – patients behind bars

Annabelle Slingerland Leiden, the Netherlands (Summer 2015)     Alcatraz Island While many hospitals and their locations become historic icons for the accomplishments of their staff, Alcatraz Hospital is famous for its very walls, its infamous patients, and treatment. It was a hospital inside a maximum security U.S. federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, which covers […]