Three lithotomy instruments used in bladder stone removal from the Prujean chest of surgical instruments in the RCP museum are on loan to the National Maritime Museum’s exhibition ‘Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution’.
In 2014 the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) celebrates the 50th anniversary of its iconic headquarters in Regent’s Park, designed by Sir Denys Lasdun, coinciding with the centenary of Lasdun’s birth.
Medical ophthalmology was the RCP specialty of the month for April 2015. The RCP archive and library collections contain manuscripts and printed books examining surgery, medicines and diseases of the eye.
Human remains, graphic models and detailed illustrations; the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) latest exhibition showcases some of the 494 year old organisation’s rarest and most fascinating exhibits.