Welcome to the BSHM Website
A resource for everyone interested in the History of Medicine

The 18th BSHM Poynter Lecture was given on 11th June 2018
Dr Simon Chaplin talked about “The Doctor as Collector”
You can view his lecture video here


‘In Sickness and in Health : Exploring Medical History Collections’
A workshop/symposium that took place on 12th September 2018
For programme details and presentation abstracts and images click here


BSHM Congress Bristol, M Shed
11th-14th September 2019

The Congress themes are:
History of Medicine at Sea
History of Medicine in the West of England
History of Health Care Education
History of Mental Illness and Mental Disability
Other topics

Call for abstracts January 2019
Further information will appear here
To register your interest go to www.conftool.org/bshm2019/


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