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'Medical developments during the Great War' with Pete Starling


'War is the only school of the surgeon' is the title of Pete Starling's talk about the Medical developments during the Great War The First World War was a great learning curve for medical care of the wounded soldier. This talk will examine the various improvements that took place as the war progressed.

‘Understanding’ The 1991 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine


[This article first appeared in Stand To! 34 Spring 1992 pp7-12] I think I have to begin with an apology today. It is addressed to any of you who may have come to this meeting hoping that they would be hearing about the Aisne, the Department of Northern France named after a quiet, pretty river, noted for its fishing, which in 1914 became the scene…

After the Armistice: Prosthetics and Poverty by Dr Martin Purdy


Dr Martin Purdy will be talking about the return of wounded soldiers following the armistice at the end of the first world war and the development of prosthetics in the treatment and support of amputees. He will also cover how the wounds affected a soldiers' ability to find work after the war and the large amount of post war poverty among soldiers …