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 Stephanie Allen examines an element of female sexual fraud; counterfeit maidenheads. She discusses

In conversation with Dr Jivitesh Vashisht (IASH, Edinburgh), Gavin discusses his experiences in Edinburgh and the

In 1845 the new Scottish Poor Law established a funded medical service for the registered poor. By 1852 the

Charlotte Holmes (University of Edinburgh) examines the history of early recipe books and their use to treat a wide

Anatomy and surgery have strong extra-textual elements. The

When the first medical photographs were taken in 1840, the camera was

Join authors Ambrose Parry (Dr Marisa Haetzman & Chris Brookmyre) to discuss their new historical novel of

Tuberculosis: a contagious, infectious disease that has been a