1. What was the first hospital in Hackney? What illness did it treat?

2. What is a workhouse? Why did they have infirmaries?

3. What other hospitals were in Hackney during the 19th century? What did they treat?

4. What did the Poor do for healthcare?

5. Why was Somerville Hastings an important figure in the history of heathcare?

6. Do you think healthcare should be free? Explain your answer.

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