PICTURE GALLERY: NHS 70th celebrations - Eastbourne's Downside Hospital

Downside Hospital was situated off East Dean Road in Eastbourne at the foot of the Downs.

Monday, 9th July 2018, 2:53 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 5:15 pm

It had 62 beds in seven blocks enabling various disease and observation cases to be admitted.

Patients with scarlet fever and diphtheria were treated at the hospital. T

There was a separate small-pox hospital on the Crumbles situated “just outside the borough of Eastbourne”.


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