Archive for May, 2010

Mental: A History of the Madhouse

May 19th, 2010

This programme was on BBC 4 last Monday but is still available on the iplayer for those that have access to it. Worth watching, did anyone else see it – what did you think?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sfpvf

http://www.open2.net/mentalhealth/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/headroom/newsandevents/tvandradio.shtml

Photos from the War Years

May 13th, 2010

Below are a number of photos taken during the War Years at Whitchurch Hospital. Please get in touch if you have any information about any of these photos.

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soldiers

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CARDIFF CITY MENTAL HOSPITAL – MISCELLANEOUS CONCERT – 16th October ’08

May 10th, 2010

Below is a photo of the programme for the above concert:

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The Airing Courts

May 3rd, 2010
Airing Courts

Airing Courts

The airing courts were used so that the patients could have fresh air and walk about. Does anybody remember these being in use in Whitchurch? Please contact us and share your memories.