Blogs

Shell shock, what’s in a name?

As we reflect on the 104th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, sources from the archive reveal a controversial medical debate about shell shock: was it caused by physical injury, or was there a psychological cause?

Elizabeth Douglas

Modern portraits: Physicians for Africa

A striking modern portrait of prominent physician Professor Evarist Njelesani provides an insight into the history and work of the East, Central and Southern African College of Physicians.

Lowri Jones