Havering Museum looking for unseen images for exhibition on healthcare in Havering

Havering Musuem is appealing for people’s unseen images and objects related to the history of healthcare in Havering as part of a new exhibition.

The museum based in High Street, Romford is on the look out for old photos of a local hospital, a Victorian dentists’ tools , a wartime nurses’ training film and any other interesting items.

Called In Sickness and in Health: 800 Years of Healthcare in Havering, the exhibition which will run from January 12 to March 23 next year will explore the story of how healthcare serves in the local area has developed since the days of monastic hospitals and workhouse infirmaries, to the formation of public health authorities and the NHS.

The museum is also looking for loans of objects for visitors to handle, specifically a human torso model, a microscope and slides and an Operation board game.

The museum will also be running a special reminiscence session called National Health Service on Friday October 26 from 1.30pm.

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It costs �3 per person and includes tea and cake.;

If you can help call 01708 766 571 or email hmmarketing@btconnect.com

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