The Square connects the doctors with the patients with the buildings at the heart of the hospital.
The archive images used in the film are shown below.
Wellcome Library ref. 21700i
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London: the courtyard, with several people. Coloured engraving.
Barts Health NHS Trust Archives ref. SBHX/1056
The Square in summer, with nurses talking beside the fountain. Group of uniformed nurses, a uniformed porter and a patient. One of the shelters is visible and there are a few cars parked in the Square.
Film – Nurses at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
Barts Health NHS Trust Archives ref. SBHX8/169
Doctors and students congregating in the Square. Several dozen men are conversing in the Square; some are seated on the rim of the Fountain, at right. The North and East Wings are visible behind them, and the trees are in full leaf.
A duplicate of part of this photograph is dated June 1906 and inscribed “1 o’clock”, indicating the time when junior doctors and students assembled to await the start of the ward rounds.