The next Poynter Lecture will take place on 11th June 2018 

at the Royal College of Physicians, London

The lecturer will be Dr Simon Chaplin

who will talk about “The Doctor as Collector”

On line booking is now available here


The 2016 Poynter Lecture

Finding Patients in the Medical Museum

Dr Sam Alberti

Keeper of Science and Technology, National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

This lecture was given on Wednesday 12th October 2016.

A blog about the lecture written by John Firth is at