Medicine through time

Our ‘Curriculum Topics’ use the phrasing of the National Curriculum to help you find content that can be used to teach each individual module. Our taught sessions and online resources cover a variety of time periods and places. Many contain structured investigations for use directly in the classroom. Others are more suited for research and preparation. They all allow access into our unique collections.

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African nurses

What part did they play in British health services?

Atlas of Illustrated Feelings

How are you feeling today?
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Coping with Cholera

How did the authorities react in 19th century?
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Dr James Barry

Why was he significant in 19th century medicine?
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From Outbreak to Archive: Tales of Public Health

What do the documents reveal about how government and society dealt with public health in the past?
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Medicine on the Western Front

How can we find out about medical treatment in the First World War?
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Medicine on the Western Front (part one)

How did trench warfare affect injuries and treatment?
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Medicine on the Western Front (part two)

How did trench warfare affect injuries and treatment?
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Victorian Health Reform

How did the Victorians view compulsory vaccination?