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A resource for everyone interested in the History of Medicine

 


*UPDATE*

BSHM BIENNIAL CONGRESS 2021

Recordings of three Keynote Lectures are now available.

The videos and the Congress Programme and Abstract Booklet can be viewed here.


*NOVEMBER BOOK REVIEWS*

Pills, Shocks & Jabs: The Remarkable Dissenting Doctors of Georgian Bristol (by Peter Cullimore)

The Cancer Problem: Malignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain (by Agnes Arnold-Foster)

A Tale of Two Doctors (by Sabina Skopińska & Monika Blackwell)

here


*LATEST BSHM NEWSLETTER* August 2021


*LATEST BLOG POST*
Writing medical history for a wider audience
Author Sandra Hempel offers tips to newcomers and a few to more experienced writers The history of medicine is fertile ground for writers. It offers us a wonderful mix of discoveries, controversies, mysteries and characters, ...
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*LAUNCH*  Topics in the History of Medicine (THoM) – new BSHM journal online here


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