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Goodmayes Hospital reaches 100 years old!Submitted: 30 Sep 2001

Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford is 100 years old. The hospital for mentally ill patients opened on August 6th 1901 and has been in continuous use. It currently has 213 patients although the highest figure it has been was 1,342 in 1995. During World War II some of its wards were used for war victims. The Pathways Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit within the hospital was highlighted as an example of good practise in a national mental health magazine.

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