Spend Thursday learning about medicinal plants at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in London and houses around 5,000 different medicinal, herbal, edible, and useful plants.
The British Red Cross museum and archive collections explore the entire history of the organisation’s humanitarian and medical work from 1870 to the present. They are currently only accessible to the public via special ‘behind-the-scenes’ tours of the collections store.
Get a unique insight into the history of British pharmacy with this guided tour of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum. Led by museum staff you’ll see artefacts and hear pharmaceutical progress from the 1400s up to the present day.
The Anaesthesia Heritage Centre is hosting a day of hands-on workshops for GCSE school groups interested in careers in medicine and healthcare in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Dental Association.
Take a journey back in time to the days when there were no antibiotics to fight often lethal bacteria and then follow in the footsteps of Alexander Fleming on his road to the discovery that was to revolutionize medicine and affect the lives of every one of us.