In August 2017, librarianship student Catherine Chorley undertook a 2-week placement at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) library, surveying some of our rare books previously owned by Henry Pierrepont, Marquis of Dorchester, for important marks of earlier ownership and use.
Neurologists manage diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Neurology is a hugely rewarding specialty that has been transformed in the last 20 years by new technology and interventions.
Haematology is the specialty responsible for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of benign and malignant disorders of the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and the coagulation system in adults and children.
Dermatology is a highly diverse and challenging field that is focused on the science, diagnosis and management of disease affecting the skin, hair, nails and contiguous mucous membranes in adults and children.
Infectious diseases is a fascinating and rapidly changing specialty which offers the opportunity to see a wide range of patients, combine laboratory and clinical skills, and spend time in research or working abroad in specialist centres.