JOSEPH LISTER'S CARBOLIC SPRAY
This is an early example of a carbolic acid spray, the first antiseptic, dating to the 1880s.
bates gold medal
This medal was given to Linda M. Randall (nee St. Leger Chambers) in 1968 for winning the first prize at Worcester Royal Infirmary's Student Nurse Training School.
This head is one of ten in the Museum’s collection. They are plaster casts of the heads of Worcester criminals hanged in the early 1800s.
The George Marshall Medical Museum holds two autograph albums signed by soldiers who were treated at the Battenhall Mount VAD Hospital between 1915 and 1917.
THE MIDWIFE'S POCKET COMPANION
This book, dated 1765 contains chapters on the female anatomy and of natural and unnatural births.
The monaural (i.e. for one ear) stethoscope was invented in 1816 by Rene Laennec.
A replica of a Medieval cow's horn used to feed infants.
These horns, on display in the George Marshall Medical Museum are purported to be from the very cow that Edward Jenner drew his cowpox sample from whilst investigating the prevention of small pox in the 18th Century.
This spittoon along with other examples can be seen in the Home and Domestic Care Cabinet in the Museum.
This homeopathy kit was obtained from the auction sale of the Earl of Dudley’s estate.