Hidden Stories of Medicine

Talks to be held at the LMI in the Lecture Theatre.
114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool. L3 5SR. 0151 709 9125 Extension 1

Doors open 6.30pm
First talk 7-7.45pm
Second talk 7.55-8.40pm
Refreshments in the Gallery 8.45-9.15pm

These talks are free of charge and open to everyone

Monday 17 October 2016

Helen McKay – 208 Field Hospital (Liverpool). The secret life of Dr James Barry 1795 – 1865

His death lead to a cover-up by the establishment for over 100 years. Born into a family of revolutionaries, he was a passionate and flamboyant doctor who became the Inspector General of Army Medical Services, but he had a secret …

Paul Dufton – Cleanliness is next to Godliness – 19th Century soap advertising with reference to Pears Soap

Wednesday 23 November

Meg Parkes – The Art of Survival: the role of medical illustration in interpreting WWII Far East captivity

Graham Kyle –Mr T W Davies, Surgeon to the Liverpool Coroner in the 1820s
A Doctor with an interesting career, including involvement in a case of body smuggling (for dissection in Edinburgh) and a spell in the Debtors’ section of Lancaster Gaol …

These talks are free to attend. 

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