Hospitals


Forceps delivery as shown by William Smellie, 1792 . Public Domain.
Speaker Nathalie Sage Pranchere (Paris-Sorbonne University) Title Midwives’ and Medical Students’ Clinical Obstetric Training in Nineteenth-Century France Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary This paper intends to shed some light on […]

Midwives’ and Medical Students’ Clinical Obstetric Training in Nineteenth-Century France


An 1856 lithograph of the Selimiye barracks as a hospital for British wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. Florence Nightingale led an nursing expedition to the hospital in 1854. Public Domain.
Speaker Dr Claire Jones (King’s College London) Title Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, c. 1870 – 1900 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The introduction of […]

Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, ...


Adelaide Hospital nurses in class, n.d.
Speaker Robbie Roulston (University College Dublin) Title The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 3 April 2014 Summary This paper has emerged out of research into the the Church of Ireland’s approach, during the 1950s and 1960s, to medicine, […]

The Adelaide Hospital and Upholding Protestant Healthcare in Ireland 1950-1972



Speaker Dr Sally Sheard (University of Liverpool) Title The Roots of Regionalism: Municipal medicine from the Local Government Board to the Dawson Report Event Workhouse Medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: Comparative and Regional Perspectives, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary The genesis of nineteenth […]

The roots of regionalism: municipal medicine from the Local Government ...


Irish Hospital Sweepstakes, 1970. Courtesy of Marie Therese O'Loughlin
Speaker Professor Mary E Daly  (University College Dublin) Title Can we speak of healthcare systems in twentieth century Ireland? Event Workhouse Medicine in Ireland 1850-1914: Comparative and Regional Perspectives, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June 2012 Summary The term ‘healthcare systems’, is a concept that […]

Can we speak of healthcare systems in twentieth century Ireland?