OTVARANJE GRADSKE BOLNICE U LABINU 1925. – VIŠESTOLJETNA BOLNIČKA ZAŠTITA U LABINU (ISTRA)
This article summarises the development of hospital services in the area of Labin in Istria, Croatia from its first hospital in 1485 to the Town Hospital of 1925. The locality of Brdo near Labin also saw the first hospital specialised for miners in 1860. Of physicians who most contributed to the development of hospital and general healthcare services in the Labin area, the most distinguished are Dr Giovanni Batista Dell'Oste from the mid 19th century and Dr Tommaso Lazzarini, the first Town Hospital director from 1925 to 1948.
Key words: history of hospitals, 15th , 19th and 20th century, Labin, Istria