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McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research

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The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have recently established award to support the study of the history of medicine in Scotland. The prize for the award has been set as £500. Eligibility This award is open to all researchers in the history of medicine, or related social and cultural history fields. Researchers can be […]

Events

Upcoming event: New Weapons, New Wounds: Medicine in War and Rebellion, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, April 2018

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New Weapons, New Wounds: Medicine in War and Rebellion Tuesday 3, Thursday 5, Thursday 12 April Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and discover how medicine has adapted over the centuries to cope with the increasingly sophisticated weaponry of warfare and the nature of resulting casualties. The College’s fascinating […]

Guest Post

Cataloguing North Cambs Hospital

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In this post, Tiff Kirby, archives assistant at the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives, discusses her experience cataloguing the North Cambridgeshire Hospital records. North Cambridgeshire Hospital, known as North Cambs, has served the people of Wisbech and North Cambridgeshire for a hundred and forty-four years. It was the initiative of philanthropist Margaret Trafford Southwell, who gave […]

Guest Post

‘Approaches to Opening Up Medical Archives’ and welcome to the Wellcome-funded projects group blog post for HARG

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    Victoria Haddock, Wellcome Project Conservator, Boots Archive The professional seminar ‘Approaches to Opening Up Medical Archives’ hosted at London Metropolitan Archives on 19 January 2018 was an insightful collection of talks around the project management and conservation of two important collections: the Foundling Hospital medical records at LMA and those of the St. Mark’s Hospital […]