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'St George's Hospital at Hyde Park' © Estate of Edward Bawden

St George’s Hospital began life in the 1770’s as a ‘hospital for the poor sick’ people of London in a Regency building at Hyde Park Corner (now The Lanesborough Hotel). It was once described as London’s finest residence.

The hospital was established by a group of philanthropists led by Sir Henry Hoare circa 1776 and charitable funds have supported St George’s ever since.

The charity now raises £1.5m a year to improve the patient experience across all areas of St George's Healthcare NHS Trust.

 

 

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