All speakers are very enthusiastic about their topic and are happy to answer questions. Talks last between 45-90 minutes and are subject to the speaker's availability.

Contact Worcester's Medical Museums to book a talk for your group. Charges apply.


DEATH MASKS AND PHRENOLOGY

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Louise Robinson, BSc Anatomical Studies (University of Birmingham) gives a fascinating talk about the history of Phrenology and the George Marshall Medical Museum's collection of death masks.

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history of pap boats

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Dr. John Prosser gives an account of the history of pap boats. 

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the history of mental health

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Dr. Frank Crompton speaks with passion about mental ill health and the way conditions were treated in the past - the underpinning of treatment today.

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SURGICAL stories

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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!

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THE POWICK EXPERIENCE

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Ken Crump RMN speaks passionately about his time at Powick Hospital between 1963 and 1979. As Student Nurse and later Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse, his talk covers the staff, the hospital environment and its function until the hospital closed.

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