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Queen Square history book


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A detailed reference work and history of Queen Square – medicine, research and people

Queen Square: A History of the National Hospital and its Institute of Neurology

Authors: Simon Shorvon and Alastair Compston with contributions by Andrew Lees, Michael Clark and Martin Rossor. With more than 550 pages and 120 archive images, this book is a definitive history of both The National Hospital and the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. The story is set against the backdrop of the evolution of British Neuroscience, the special position of London medicine and the influence of war. Biographical sketches are given of past staff members, with all their strengths and foibles, along with an assessment of Queen Square’s clinical and academic contributions.

We’re delighted to be able to offer a discounted rate of £48 for staff at The National Hospital and the Queen Square Institute of Neurology. To claim this discount, please email

You can collect your book for free from The National Brain Appeal alternatively postage is £10 per book for UK deliveries. If you live outside the UK, please email us to process your order.

Published 20 November 2018 by Cambridge University Press, Hardback