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ONLINE: 'From Disaster to Triumph. Saving life and limb on the Western Front' by Tom Scotland


Image: Surgeon George Gask operating at Canadian CCS 2 at Remy Siding in 1917 About this online talk: In 1914, the real treatment of wounds didn't start until the soldier arrived at the base hospital, a journey which sometimes took days. Anaesthesia was poor, surgical methods were inefficient, resuscitation almost unheard of. Not surprisingly, man…

Ep.227 – Surgery during the Great War - Dr Thomas Scotland


Dr Thomas Scotland talks to Tom Thorpe about surgery during the First World War.    Your browser does not support the audio element. Your browser does not support the audio …

127: August 2022


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“A Time to Live, A Time to Die” with Tom Scotland


PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL NOT BE AT OUR USUAL VENUE. CHECK THE ADDRESS AND MAP BELOW, AND USE THE BRANCH CONTACT EMAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS  Tom sets out to describe the tremendous progress that was made in the treatment of wounded soldiers during the Great War, which significantly improved the chances of survival. He describes the groun…