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Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Categories: Medicine

A London livery company. Originally part of the Grocers’ Company, they separated when they were granted their own royal charter in 1617. The Apothecaries Act of 1815 granted them the power to license and regulate practitioners of medicine in England and Wales. The society is based at the Apothecaries’ Hall in Blackfriars.

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Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

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Chelsea Physic Garden

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea The Chelsea Physic Garden was establ...

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King's College Hospital

King's College Hospital

Stood at Portugal Street / Carey Street from 1839 to 1913, when it moved to Denmark Hill, to a site given to it by WFD Smith, of W.H.Smiths.

Group, Medicine

2 memorials
Jerwood Medical Education Centre

Jerwood Medical Education Centre

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Group, Education, Medicine

1 memorial
Ethel Gordon Fenwick

Ethel Gordon Fenwick

Click on ICN for information about the world's first international organisation for health professionals, which she co-founded.

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Dr John Lettsom

Dr John Lettsom

Physician, philanthropist, abolitionist and entomologist. Born British Virgin Islands into a Quaker family. Aged 6 was sent to England to be educated. Came to London in 1766 to train at St Thomas' ...

Person, Medicine, Philanthropy, Race Issues, Virgin Islands

2 memorials
Ladywell Mineral Spring

Ladywell Mineral Spring

The medicinal powers of the spring were supposed to help people with poor eyesight. The spring ran dry after the construction of a sewer in the late 19th century. Careful not to confuse this Ladyw...

Place, Medicine

1 memorial