People Powered Medicine: A one-day public symposium

Originally posted on Constructing Scientific Communities:
Dental health publicity, Bermondsey. Credit: Mirrorpix/ Southwark Local History Library and Archive/ Wellcome Images Registration has now opened for our one-day public symposium investigating public participation in medicine and healthcare from the nineteenth century to the present. The symposium, held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS), will bring together historical…

TV Review: Doctor Thorne (ITV, 2016)

Anthony Trollope, Napoleon Sarony (New York Public Library) Last night Julian Fellowes’s adaptation of Doctor Thorne bowed out on ITV. When I first heard the Downton Abbey creator was intending to transport Anthony Trollope’s novel to the small screen, my response was one of anticipation and trepidation. I was excited because the novel features fairly…