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Reading Medicine
Key dates 1745 - 2005

Key dates in the history of the Hospitals and their Medical Schools:

1745 The Middlesex Hospital founded
1828 "University of London" opened and medical classes commenced
1832 UCL Faculty of Medicine formed
1834 North London Hospital founded; became University College Hospital in 1837
1835 Foundation of the Middlesex Hospital Medical School
1906 Opening of the new University College Hospital (UCH)
1907 New University College Hospital Medical School (UCHMS) building opened
1914 National Dental Hospital and its Dental School incorporated with University College Hospital
1920 Rockefeller Foundation gift to UCL and the Medical School
1935 Opening of new Middlesex Hospital
1939 Opening of new Middlesex Hospital Medical School building
1980 UCH Medical School re-united with UCL as the Faculty of Clinical Sciences
1982 Merger of UCH and The Middlesex Hospital
1987 Inauguration of and first student intake to the merged University College and Middlesex School of Medicine
1987 Merger of St Peter's Hospitals and the Institute of Urology with the Middlesex Hospital
1993 University College Hospital building closed
1994 UCLH NHS Trust established
1998 Merger of University College and Royal Free Medical Schools
1999 Cruciform Library opened in former UCH building
2000 First student intake to the Royal Free & University College Medical School's new curriculum
2005 Opening of new University College Hospital on Euston Road

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