A history of medicine podcast based on lectures and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


This podcast presents stories from the history of medicine. Casenotes examines some of the different ways that doctors have thought about health and illness over the past two thousand years, exploring a range of eye-opening subjects and intriguing events from antiquity. The podcasts are live recordings of events which have taken place in the College. To see the slides please check the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Youtube channel.

The podcast is available to download on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean and Soundcloud.

In this talk Dr Katie Aske discusses the history of skincare.

In this talk Dr Emily Cock uses some of the immense volume of colonial administrative paperwork to illuminate

How did people in the past decide what to eat and what not to? What factors shaped their decisions? How did they

In this talk Dr Kate Stephenson explores the strange and

In this talk Dr Matt Lodder presents an overview of his new book ‘Painted People’, and argues that through the

In this talk Prof Michael Cholbi explores the medical and emotional

In this episode of Casenotes Glasgow-based artist Ally Zlatar explores her works which contain examinations of the

In this episode of Casenotes Charlotte Holmes uncovers the history of medical recipes and the historical