Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Introduction to health services provided in Tower Hamlets.

  • Royal London Hospital.
  • Videos

About this work


Induction video for new staff working for Tower Hamlets Health Authority. The programme gives a brief history of the Tower Hamlets area (Bethnal Green, Globe Town, Bow, Poplar, Isle of Dogs, Wapping and Stepney) and the development of healthcare there. Outbreak of Cholera in the 19th century is mentioned before current problems such as tuberculosis, coronary heart disease, lung cancer and breast cancer. The diverse, multicultural society is emphasised before an overview of the main areas covered by the Community and Priority Services. The new concept of the NHS Trust is explained; Tower Hamlets was one of the first NHS Trusts. The Royal London Hospital and Royal London Trust are also covered.


London : Not known, 1991.

Physical description

1 video cassette (VHS) (19 min.) : sound, color, PAL

Creator/production credits

Produced by Video Production Unit, Tower Hamlets Health Promotion Service.

Copyright note

Tower Hamlets Health Authority.



  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link