Hospitals & sanatoriums

Landscape crop of surgeon bleeding a patient into a bowl.

How the ‘Sidney Slaughter House’ got its name

During archaeological excavations at the Rum Hospital south wing (now The Mint) on Sydney’s Macquarie Street in 1980-81, a few small traces of the site’s dark and often painful past were discovered

Still from Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows c.1945

A film produced by the NSW Department of Health for the purpose of recruiting nurses for NSW Mental Health hospitals