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New Temporary Exhibition Coming Soon

18 October 2018

‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’'Sketch of nurses outside temporary hut' by Susie Wilson Surgeons’ Hall Museums new temporary exhibition ‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’ opens on the 10th of November. Inspired by material held in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinb…

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Surgeons' Hall Museum to Play Host to Restart a Heart Day Event

5 September 2018

The 16th of October is World Restart a Heart Day. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness that everyone can learn CPR. We have teamed up with the University of Edinburgh's Dental Institute to host CPR drop in sessions from 11am-4pm on the 16th of October. These workshops will be aimed at school children however, people of all ages are welcom…

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More 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' Walking Tours added

3 September 2018

Due the success of the previous run of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have decided to run the tours throughout September!During the 70 minute tour you will hear stories gathered from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinbirgh's Library and Archives. You'll hear about famous writers, cholo…

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Our Autumn Events Programme Is Here!

1 August 2018

Our autumn events programme has launched. We have 6 new events running from September through til November.We have re-scheduled 'A fair field, and no favour.' Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869-1920 with Elaine Thomson. This talk was originally scheduled for International Women's Day but was cancelled due to the snow. We also have talks on surgery and…

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Extra 'Blood and Guts' walking tour dates added

23 July 2018

Due to the success of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have added 8 more tours. The tours will take place at 2.30pm on Saturday's and Sunday's throughout August. Tickets are available from: https://bloodandguts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk

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