COLOUR WORKS: MY BRITISH ARCHIVE THE 1980S AND 90S
1980s Royal United Hospital Bath Somerset archive image
Bath, Somerset. 1989
It’s a boy! Doctor Phil Hammond delivers a brand new family member at Royal United Hospital, Bath. He is about to be weighed before being returned to his mother. Doctors in the 1980’s worked very long weeks, 80 to 90 hours being the norm. Dr Hammond had been on duty for over 36 hours without a rest bite.
The Doctor is now better known as a broadcaster, comedian and commentator on health issues. He is best known for his humorous...