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It was here in the St Bartholomew’s hospital that the famous physician William Harvey got a position. He had quite som efamous patients including Sir Francis Bacon, King James I and Charles I. Physician William Harvey was the first to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart.
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Did you know that St Bartholomew’s Hospital, also known simply as Barts, is the oldest hospital in London, having been founded in 1123, and the oldest in the United Kingdom that still occupies its original site.