I was unable to attend the first two events in this the 2017 season of West Sussex History of Medicine Society, so forgive me for
1) How Graylingwell Hospital near Chichester West Sussex served war wounded during WW1 2) Why Malta was known as the ‘Hospital Island’
(1) The incredible history of plastic and cosmetic surgery that was initially mastered in ancient India (2) Toulouse Lautrec and his Muse, Jane Avril
(1) Dr Albert Carpenter: public health measures in the 19th century (2) The life of Sir Henry Wellcome
Unsung heroes of the First World War: Nurses and Stretcher Bearers
Dr Helen Bynum: Tuberculous Lives from Smollet to Orwell & Dr William Bynum: Darwin & the Doctors
Healing rituals in West Sussex and Syphilis and War
Today we enjoyed the inaugural Dr Brian Owen-Smith Memorial Lecture, given by Dr Nicholas Cambridge MD FSA FLS FRSA.