About this event

  • Date and time Wed 16 Oct 2019 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by History of Medicine Society

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the History of Medicine Society is bridging gaps between the past, present, and future with an eye to the anniversaries of wartime events in British History.

In this first session, two eminent speakers from the national maritime museum illustrate the special nature of nautical wartime medicine. Professor Robert Mason will inform us on 'the Injuries and illnesses of Lord Nelson'. Dr. Pieter Van der Merve will talk on 'Fatal voyage: surgeons on the Bounty, 1787-90'

Book your place to:

  • Become aware of the challenges of nautical medicine and surgery
  • Understand the nature of the injuries of Nelson and their impact on performance
  • Be aware of the challenges of medical leadership under wartime conditions

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 15 October 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
RSM Associate
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
RSM Trainee
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
RSM Student
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)

Non - Member

Guest
Day 1
£44.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
Consultant / GP
Day 1
£44.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£44.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£44.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)
Student
Day 1
£44.00 Meeting
£48.00 Optional dinner
(optional)

Key speakers

Professor Robert Mason

Surgeon, Guys' Hospital

Dr Pieter Van der Merve

Naval Historian and her Majesty's Deputy Lieutenant for Royal Greenwich

Agenda

View the programme

Registration
Introduction by the President

Professor Stephen Challacombe, President, History of Medicine Society, Royal Society of Medicine

Injuries and illnesses of Lord Nelson

Professor Robert Mason, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and National Maritime Museum

Fatal voyage: Surgeons on the Bounty 1787-90

Dr Pieter van der Merwe, National Maritime Museum

Panel discussion
Close of meeting
Dinner

For those who have pre-booked

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom