Guest blogger Professor Nadarajah Sreeharan explores the introduction of Western medicine into Northern Sri Lanka in the 19th century.
Exploring the early history of resuscitation techniques and the role of physicians in the founding of the Royal Humane Society
The second installment of RCP staff picking their favourite items from the current exhibition ‘RCP Unseen’
RCP staff pick their favourite items from the current exhibition ‘RCP Unseen’
Dr Dossibai Patell (1881–1960) was the first woman licentiate of the RCP, admitted in April 1910.
Sarah Gillam, editor of Inspiring Physicians, looks at the life of physician Thomas Bowdler and his sister Harriet, the siblings responsible for expurgating Shakespeare.
Oral history officer Sarah Lowry explores the experience of disrupted educations within interviews from the RCP archives and the Medical Sciences Video Archive at Oxford Brookes University.
We were recently delighted to welcome Shea Evason and Christopher Olive from the University of Liverpool’s Archives and Records Management programme for our first ever virtual student placement. Here, Shea shares his experience with us.
As part of a Transcribathon hosted by the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective, Archive Manager Pamela Forde looks at an intriguing handwritten recipe book belonging to Lady Sedley, 1686.
Two hundred years ago, the poet John Keats was being cared for in his dying days by RCP physician, Sir James Clark. Sarah Gillam, Editor of Inspiring Physicians, looks at their relationship and the medical treatment Keats received throughout his tragic demise.