Pat Peal has been Worthing Emergency Floor project’s patient representative since 2014. In this Future Hospital blog, she discusses the four key principles needed for representatives to succeed in the post.
Live sounds of a human heart were broadcast in the UK one evening in February 1925, giving physicians and the general public a newly intimate – and possibly unsettling – insight into the inner workings of the human body.
What can physicians’ records really tell us about the experiences of people with epilepsy through time? Examples from John Hughlings Jackson, Jonathan Binns, Robert Reid and Theodore Preston present various possibilities.
Physician John Morgan was instrumental in founding the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1765, the first medical school in the then American colonies. This achievement wasn’t without its struggles, particularly conflict with William Shippen.