File: Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Scope and Content

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, was founded in 1838. Platt was resident surgical officer from 1912 to 1913 and after moving to Manchester retained strong links with the Hospital. This file contains material relating to the history of the Hospital and correspondence about attempts to fill the chair of orthopaedics in 1979.

  • /1 Reproduction of group photograph of staff at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, 1913. The doctors are identified, and include Platt. Dimensions: 14 x 20.5 cm.
  • /2-16 Bundle of correspondence between Platt, W.M. Cunningham and P.D. Byers, about attempts to fill the chair of orthopaedics at the Institute of Orthopaedics at RNOH, after the retirement of Professor Lipmann Kessel, July 1979-Apr 1980.
  • /17-20 Correspondence with John A. Cholmeley about the history of RNOH, July 1979.