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  1. In the U.S. military, what does the acronym MASH stand for?
  2. Which former ward attendant in a psychiatric hospital wrote 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest'?
  3. Louise Brown was born at which large town's general hospital in July 1978?
  4. In 1929, J. M. Barrie donated the copyright to Peter Pan to which hospital?

  5. What's the common name of the London teaching hospital, founded in 1123, which is the oldest British hospital still providing medical services that occupies the site it was originally built on?
  6. Bethlem Royal Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in London with a film and TV history, has been given which infamous nickname?
  7. On 3 December 1967, surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human to human heart transplant in which Cape Town hospital?
  8. Which TV medical drama series was set in the fictional large metropolitan "Blair General Hospital"?
  9. Obstetrics is the branch of medicine and surgery concerned with what?
  10. Which TV series was set in the fictional Oxbridge General?
  11. Which sitcom featuring patients Roy Figgis, Archie Glover, and Norman Binns was set in the ward of a NHS hospital?
  12. The Lock Hospital, opened by William Bromfield in 1747, was the first for the treatment of which disease?
  13. Which hospital department treats problems that affect your musculoskeletal system?
  14. The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a teaching hospital in which American city?
  15. Which city's Park Hospital was the first hospital in the world to offer free healthcare?
  16. Which hospital department monitors and assesses patients with renal (or kidney) problems?
  17. Work for which new hospital 'for incurables' began in 1721, founded by the governor of London's St. Thomas’ Hospital?
  18. What name was given to the seven critical care temporary NHS hospitals opened in England in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  19. A CT scan is a medical imaging procedure, what does CT stand for?
  20. Name the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, located in Cambridge?


  1. Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
  2. Ken Kesey
  3. Oldham General Hospital (she was the first 'test-tube baby')
  4. Great Ormond Street Hospital
  5. Barts (St Bartholomew's Hospital)
  6. Bedlam
  7. Groote Schuur Hospital
  8. Dr. Kildare
  9. Childbirth and midwifery
  10. Emergency Ward 10
  11. Only When I Laugh
  12. Venereal disease
  13. Orthopaedics
  14. Baltimore
  15. Manchester (regarded as the first National Health Service hospital)
  16. The Nephrology Department
  17. Guy's Hospital (the founder was Thomas Guy)
  18. The NHS Nightingale Hospitals
  19. Computed tomography
  20. Royal Papworth Hospital