11th July – 7:30pm
Come and find out more about the role anaesthesia played within surgery in World War One and the impact it had on those who received it. The talk will be given by Dr David Wilkinson.
David is a retired consultant anaesthetist from Barts Hospital in London and is a Past President of the World Federation of the Societies of Anaesthesiologists. He has had a lifetime interest in history, including curator of the Charles King collection, (historical anaesthetic equipment bequeathed by one of the pioneering manufacturers) and being a founder member and past president of the History of Anaesthesia Society. In 1987 he helped to set up the Anaesthesia Museum, now the Anaesthesia Heritage Centre at the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland in Portland Place