ANZACs Legend Lives On

BBC series on the National Health Service profiles Harefield Hospital and its enduring ties with NZ and Australia. Now home to one of Britain’s leading heart surgery units, Harefield was initially established as a medical centre for ANZAC soldiers during WW1. Hospital spokesperson, Cheryl Thompson: “It is our history. Perhaps without the ANZACs there would not be a hospital on this site today. It is important to remember those that fought to save our country, and when you look at the old photographs, which have been reproduced and hung in the ANZAC centre, there is a real sense of connection to our past, you can step back in time.”


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