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July 2014

The Remarkable Elsie Inglis & the Scottish Women’s Hospital

25 July 2014

Join us at Central Library on the 5th August for a free talk in conjunction with Edinburgh Reads. "The Remarkable Elsie Inglis & the Scottish Women’s Hospital with Iain Macintyre". Elsie Inglis was a remarkable woman doctor. She was a pioneer of medical education for women, a successful surgeon in Edinburgh and a leader of the Suffrage moveme…


Decant of the Museum

1 July 2014

Since the museum’s close on the 17th May, the staff at Surgeons’ Hall Museum have been busy decanting the entire collection. This complete process took six weeks, with all items in the Museum being successfully transferred into storage. As well as objects in the collection, display cases were also donated to other museums, along with former display…


The Lister Project Contractor Appointed

1 July 2014

The College looked at a wide range of contractors and evaluated their capabilities taking into account quality and track record and accordingly, John Dennis & Company (Scotland) Ltd has been appointed as the Main Contractor for the Lister Project.



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