Orthopaedic Room, Central Health Centre, Market Street, Greenwich, Greater London

Orthopaedic Room, Central Health Centre, Market Street, Greenwich, Greater London
Photograph taken 14 January 1939 © Source: Historic England Archive ref: med01_01_0086

A view of the Orthopaedic Room showing (left) head suspension apparatus and radiant heat lamps and (centre) a private cubicle with a combined therapy table. The Health Centre was designed by the Borough Engineer and cost £18,000. It provided the community with a range of health practitioners, with particular focus on maternity and infant welfare services. The Health Centre also included two air raid shelters constructed from reinforced concrete.

Location

Greater London Greenwich

Period

World War Two (1939 - 1945)

Tags

people women medicine health