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Episode 2

Edi Stark explores 200 years of pioneering mental health care in Scotland, focusing on case studies and memories from the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Edi Stark explores 200 years of pioneering mental health care in Scotland, focusing on case studies and memories from the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. There are more than a thousand letters written between 1873 and 1908 when Dr Thomas Clouston, the eminent psychiatrist was Medical Superintendent. Dr Allan Beveridge has carefully studied the letters which give a unique insight into the daily life of patients who were in the hospital more than a 100 years ago.

28 minutes

Happy Birthday Royal Edinburgh Hospital

Happy Birthday Royal Edinburgh Hospital
The birthday cake marking the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

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