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Anniversary Fever? History and the Culture of Celebrating the Age of the NHS

Professor Roberta Bivins and Professor Mathew Thomson are presenting the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture this year "Anniversary Fever? History and the Culture of Celebrating the Age of the NHS".

When: 6 July, 6pm to 8:30pm (BST)

Where: Anatomy Theatre & Museum, Strand London, WC2R 2LS

Find more information and how to attend here  

Tue 06 Jun 2023, 14:22 | Tags: Public Engagement Announcement

Dr Chris Sirrs cited in the latest National State of Patient Safety Report

Wellcome Trust-funded postdoctoral researcher Dr. Chris Sirrs has been cited in the latest ‘National State of Patient Safety Report’, drawn up by the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. The authors have drawn upon Chris's NHS patient safety timeline in exploring the historical background to patient safety in Britain.

This report regularly informs debates both within the health service and in Parliament.

Read the report here

Tue 13 Dec 2022, 10:47 | Tags: Public Engagement Announcement

Insights: Hazardous Health through History

Dr Christopher Sirrs, CHM Research Fellow, will be speaking at the Thackray Museum's prestigious Annual Insights Lecture Series, on the topic Insights: Hazardous Health through History on Saturday, 5 November at 10:00am.

He will be exploring the history of patient safety in the NHS, explaining why a systemic focus on the prevention of harm to patients – despite the ethical injunction for clinicians to ‘do no harm’ – only evolved surprisingly recently in the history of medicine.

Please click here to find out more information and to sign up to attend.

Tue 01 Nov 2022, 14:19 | Tags: Public Engagement Announcement Conference

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