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CANCELLED: 'Medical Advances During the Great War' by Tom Scotland


Owing to the current Covid-19 pandemic most meetings have been postponed or cancelled. Please check with the organisers before attending. 


Tom Scotland will be giving a talk on medical advances during the Great War which he calls 'A Time to Live and A Time to Die'.

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…

Ground-breaking Developments in Treatment of the Wounded on the Western Front 1914-18 with Tom Scotland


Tom Scotland discusses the tremendous progress that was made in the treatment of wounded soldiers during the Great War, which significantly improved their chances of survival. This is a Zoom Meeting: for details on how to join in contact  

A Time to Die and a Time to Live  by Tom Scotland


A Disaster to Triumph: groundbreaking developments in care of the wounded on the western front 1914-18 by Tom Scotland Helion, £29.95pb 256pp., 90 ills, 8 maps, 25 tables, footnotes, bibliog, index.  ISBN: 978–191–162–874–3  [This review first appeared in Stand To ! No. 116] It appears there are few works on the topic of wartime medicine and …