Discover the how and why of John Caius' reshaping of the RCP and its impact on the centuries that followed in our new video with Harveian Librarian of the RCP Dr Louella Vaughan.
Celebrating the career of Joseph Orleans Mends Pobee (1930 – 2008): doctor, professor of medicine, researcher, fellow of the RCP and founding secretary general of the West African College of Physicians.
Remembering Abdel Halim Mohamed Halim: doctor, leader, educator and first Sudanese fellow of the RCP
In 1918 RCP president Norman Moore marked the RCP’s 400th birthday by giving a rare and historic medical book – a copy of the Rosa Anglica once owned by John Chambre – to the library.
What does a 17th century recipe book contain? Archives Manager Pamela Forde explains how we joined the transcribathon event earlier this year that saw Lady Sedley's recipe book from our archives deciphered and transcribed by online volunteers. The transcribed text is now available to read.
Our picture library service remains open, with thousands of unique images representing the history of medicine in art, literature and artefacts, available for commercial publications and digital downloads.
Catch up with our fascinating event exploring the historical and modern-day development of vaccination comparing the first and only human disease eradicated by vaccination, smallpox, and today’s global challenge, COVID-19.
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