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By the Middle Ages, Celtic social life was primarily organised on the clan system of lineage-based groups owning and...

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh houses a diverse array of intriguing items that make up its object...

The College is undertaking a project to catalogue, digitise and make available online our collection of the patient...

The College has been awarded a grant by the Wellcome Trust to digitise the 99 volumes which comprise the patient...

The club had its origins in 1822, in a contest for the position of physician at Edinburgh's New Town Dispensary. At...

In the 1st century AD Dioscorides, a Greek practising medicine in Nero’s...

Robert Boyle (1627-1691)

New experiments physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its...

This surprising find was amongst the correspondence of John Abercrombie.  Abercrombie was a popular doctor in early...

This volume is from the collection of Sir Michael Woodruff, most famous for having been the first surgeon to perform...