Events and links
- The Leeds History of Medicine Trail is a journey through some of the most important medical sites in the city and was created as part of a collaboration between the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council.
- The University of Leeds Library Special Collections has a variety of resources featuring the Leeds General Infirmary. Click here to view them.
- Blog: Alicia Walton and the Role of the 19th Century Superintendent of Nurses by Rebecca Fallas
- The archive of the LGI is held at the West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds. For more information please see their website at www.wyjs.org.uk/archives or consult the catalogue online here . If you would like to contact the archive staff please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Plants at the Infirmary. A Study of William Brindley’s medicinal plant sculptures to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gilbert Scott Building, the General Infirmary at Leeds. Click here to read the study.
As we celebrate 250 years of the LGI and 70 years of the NHS, we will be hosting a number of events.
Leeds Civic Trust medically-themed blue plaque walks
Leeds Civic Trust invite you to join them on a guided walk to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Leeds General Infirmary. The walk follows a route around blue plaques that have links to the Infirmary’s history.
Date: Thursday 24th May 2018
The route is divided into two walks - lunchtime or early evening. Each walk will take approximately 90 minutes.
Walk 1: starts at 1.00 pm from the site of the first Infirmary (Central Road) and finishes at the “new” Infirmary, Great George Street.
Location: meet at corner of Briggate/Kirkgate (Zara Store/Kitty Café).
Walk 2: starts at 5.45 pm from the “new” Infirmary (Great George Street). This section of the walk goes up to the university campus and will return to Great George Street with the option of refreshments in Veritas.
Location: meet at the Victorian entrance to the Infirmary on Great George Street.
Cost: free but you must book
How to book - Go to www.leedscivictrust.org.uk/events and follow the link to eventbrite for more information and booking.