Fort Street Scandals

As a charity and as the only place where the poor of Douglas could get free medical treatment, the Fort Street Hospital and Dispensary wasn’t an easy place to run! Over the years, the charity and the staff often faced problems, and were criticised fiercely when things went wrong.

Read the primary evidence below to find out about some of the challenges that dogged early attempts to provide accessible healthcare on the Isle of Man.

Location, Location!

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