Blogs

Disrupted educations

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.

Sarah Lowry
Keats

Keats’ doctor – Sir James Clark  

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. 

 

Sarah Gillam

Is it contagious?

As part of Explore Your Archive 2020, an ongoing campaign for public and private organisations across the UK and Ireland to showcase the hidden gems stored in their collections, Archive Manager Pamela Forde considers a report on leprosy that shaped the treatment of the disease and its management across the globe. 

Pamela Forde