All speakers are very enthusiastic about their topic and are happy to answer questions. Talks last between 50-90 minutes and are subject to the speaker's availability.
history of pap boats
Dr. John Prosser gives a fascinating account of the history of pap boats.
the history of mental health
Dr. Frank Crompton speaks with passion about mental ill health and the way conditions were treated in the past - the underpinning of treatment today.
Louise Price, the Curator of George Marshall Medical Museum gives a gory account of surgery up to the developments of antiseptics. This hands-on talk (volunteers needed!) will take you through the developments of surgery and make you very pleased to be alive today!
THE POWICK EXPERIENCE
Ken Crump R.M.N. speaks passionately about his time at Powick Hospital between 1963 and 1979. , including the staff, the hospital environment and function. As Student Nurse and later Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse his talk covers the staff, the hospital environment and its function up to the hospital's closure.