Broughton Hall Psychiatric Clinic

A shell shock clinic established during World War I in a stately house in Lilyfield, Broughton Hall became a psychiatric clinic on modern principles after the war.

Milestone
Merged into
1976
Position
1921 - 1948
1929 - 1936
Property
Occupied
1921 - 1974
Type

Broughton Hall Psychiatric Clinic

,
2008

Founded by Dr Sydney Evan Jones after World War I, the Broughton Hall psychiatric clinic was one of the first in Sydney to offer treatment to patients of modest means who were not certifiably insane. The grounds and gardens were part of the therapy to divert patients from neuroses to normality.