International Women's Day: women medics and the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, Carly Manson, Archivist, Archives & Special Collections, looks back at some of the pioneering women of the past who broke down gender barriers, fighting for an education to become medics during the First World War.

IMAGE- Photograph of the St George’s Hospital residential house staff, with two of the Medical School’s first female students, 1917. Helen Ingleby on the far left, Hetty Ethelberta Claremont far right.

St George’s Hospital residential house staff

Spooky discoveries in the archives of our historic medical school

A treasure trove of spooky artefacts has been discovered in the archives of St George’s, University of London - one of the oldest healthcare and medical schools in the UK.

30 October 2017

Kinnerton Street Dissection Room rs web 4

Explore Archives - uncovering the history of St George's

During Explore Archives Week (21-25 November 2016) we are celebrating our rich history of pioneering medical education.

21 November 2016