Person    | Male  Born 5/4/1827  Died 10/2/1912

Joseph Lister

Categories: Medicine

Born in Upton, Essex. Died in Walmer, Kent. Pioneer in the use of antiseptics in surgery. The medical historian, Ruth Richardson, has an interesting piece in the Lancet reporting on how Agnes his wife, was his co-worker in some of his research.  And the BBC reported on an interesting operation by Lister that Ruth discovered.

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Joseph Lister

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Joseph Lister

Steve Roffey wrote to say that this plaque was lost in 2018. Checking on Goog...

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Joseph Lister bust

{Inside the bronze wreath on the back of the edifice:} 1827 - 1912 {The oth...

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New Tunbridge Wells

New Tunbridge Wells

Pleasure Gardens and Medicinal Well. Also known as Islington Spa.

Place, Commerce, Medicine

1 memorial
Jerwood Medical Education Centre

Jerwood Medical Education Centre

From the picture source website: "The Jerwood Medical Education Centre was designed by Carden & Godfrey Architects to blend in with the surrounding Georgian and neo-Georgian buildings. ....The ...

Group, Education, Medicine

1 memorial
St Benedict's Hospital

St Benedict's Hospital

Hill House, built in 1802, was the manor house on this site. It was bought by St Joseph's Teaching Brotherhood and they built a Roman Catholic school, St Joseph's Roman Catholic College, in 1887. T...

Building, Medicine

2 memorials
James Lind

James Lind

Born Edinburgh. Specialised in medical treatment for the navy and in treating scurvy.Not to be confused with another Scots medical John Lind, born 20 years later.

Person, Armed Forces, Medicine, Scotland

1 memorial
men and women of Guy's Hospital who died in WW2

men and women of Guy's Hospital who died in WW2

The ninety four men and women of Guy's Hospital who gave their lives during the war of 1939 - 1945.

Group, War Memorial WW2, Medicine

1 memorial