Summer in the medicinal garden: a history of plants in anaesthesia

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 11th Jun 2018

 £10

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Join the Royal College of Physicians in their medicinal garden for a series of three afternoons exploring medical plants and herbal remedies past and present, celebrating the College’s 500th anniversary.

A history of plants in anaesthesia by Dr David Wilkinson, former consultant anaesthetist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and ‘Unicorn Horn and London Treacle’ a celebration of the 400th birthday of the publication of Pharmacopeia Londinensis by Tony Cartwright, retired pharmaceutical regulatory consultant.

Tickets for this event also include admission to the Poynter Lecture of the British Society for the History of Medicine at 6pm: ‘The Doctor as Collector’ by Dr Simon Chaplin, Director of Culture and Society at the Wellcome Trust.

For bookings, visit https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/medicinal-plant-lecture-historical-sidelights-and-poynter-lecture

Also in this series:
1. Monday, 16 July 2018
Plants poison in the works of Agatha Christie, by Dr Kathryn Harkup, author of ‘A is for Arsenic: the poisons of Agatha Christie’ and a study of addictive substances derived from plants, from alcohol to morphine and cocaine, by Professor Graham Foster, Royal College of Physicians Garden Fellow and Professor of Hepatology.

For bookings, visit https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/medicinal-plant-lecture-dangerous-plants-0

2. Monday, 10 September 2018
‘Neutraceuticals’, Professor Ruth Andrew of the University of Edinburgh examines plant-based supplements and fortified food, and ‘Oranges and Lemons’ the true story of citrus fruits in scurvy told by Dr Henry Oakeley, Royal College of Physicians Garden Fellow and retired consultant psychiatrist.

For bookings, visit https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/medicinal-plant-lecture-food-supplements-plants

Programme
1.30pm Registration with refreshments
2pm First lecture
3pm Tea and coffee with garden tours of relevant plants by Royal College Garden Fellows
4pm Second lecture
5pm Drinks reception
6pm Event finishes


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 11th Jun 2018

 £10

Booking details and information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website or send an email to [email protected] or telephone 020 7034 4901.

2018-06-11 2018-06-11 Europe/London Summer in the medicinal garden: a history of plants in anaesthesia Join the Royal College of Physicians in their medicinal garden for a series of three afternoons exploring medical plants and herbal remedies. Special lectures, expert garden tour and refreshments included. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/06/11/summer-in-the-medicinal-garden-a-history-of-plants-in-anaesthesia-172563 Royal College Of Physicians,11 Saint Andrews Place Regent,London,London

Location

Royal College Of Physicians,

11 Saint Andrews Place Regent,
London,
London,
UK
NW1 4LE

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