SOMERSET IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH

23 April, 2016 (All day)
Somerset Heritage Centre, Taunton
A doctor

If you missed this day a synopsis of the papers is available on the SANHS website

 

 

A unique opportunity to learn something about health care and attitudes to sickness in Somerset before the NHS, with a panel of experts.

 

PROGRAMME

10.00        Coffee and registration

10.30    Dr Anne Stobart  

‘Little medicines’: self-help healthcare in the Clarke family of Chipley

11.15    Hazel Hudson

Dr Westover and mental health in the late 17th century

12.00       Sue Berry 

The Plague and The Pox: some documentary sources for the diseases in Somerset.  

 

12.45  BUFFET LUNCH

13.45     Lesley Sutcliffe 

Dr Toogood of Bridgwater

14.45     John Page  

A First World War doctor’s diary

15.30     Tea and cake

 

Tickets £10 including lunch and tea,

To book your place, please email vch@swheritage.org.uk

 

 

Venue: Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6SF

 

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