2021 Programme of Talks

 West Sussex History of Medicine Society

2020 lectures were cancelled owing to the Coronavirus.  
The new season starts in Autumn 2021.

All meetings Saturdays 1000-1200hrs. £5 per session including coffee.  Students free.  Certificates of attendance for Continuing Professional Development will be provided.

New venue: St Pauls Church hall, Churchside, Chuchester, PO19 6FT

Program 2021

Saturday 9th October

The Doctor Brian Owen-Smith Memorial Lecture

Introduced by WSHOMS Programme Dr Adam Stone

1. .”Victorian Vaccination: Universal Care and Unwanted Interference”

Mr Graham Kyle MSc LLM FRCSEd FRCOphth DHMSA

2.  “Daniel Turner, The Father of British Dermatology”

Dr Richard Staughton LVO MA FRCP

Saturday 23rd October 

1.Shakespear and Medicine”

Prof Duncan Salkeld MA PhD

2. “The Buckston Browne Research Farm Legacy”

​​Mrs Elizabeth Beckman BSc(Eng) FBIR​​

Saturday 6th   November

1.“The Broadmoor Doctors.”      ​​​Paul Devonshire BA(Hons) AFBPS

2.  “The History of Spinal Cord Injury Management”

Mr John Reynard DM MA LLM FRCS(urol), Lt-Col RAMC

Saturday 13th  November

1. “Diabetes: an ancient disease; a modern epidemic”​

Professor Ken Shaw MA MD FRCP

2.  “Jesuits’ Bark, A reliable medicine of old with surprising current controversy”​

Mrs Afifah Hamilton MNIMH


Saturday 4th December    

1.”Louis Pasteur and the Rabies Virus”

Dr Tim Mason BSc MSc PhD

2.  “Anna Wessels Williams: Forgotten Pioneer of Microbiology”

   Patrick Pead  MSc FIBMS MIBiol FHA

For further details contact Prof John Richardson 01243-780786, or RichardsonDrJ@aol.com,

or 1 Franklin Place, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1BL or www.wshoms.co.uk

Limited parking at the St Paul’s Church. Parking available at the Northgate car park.