WELLINGTON MEDICAL HISTORY SOCIETY

2011 - 2018

2 February 2011: Ron Easthope
The Big House - stories of Elibank
Owners and Occupiers - Near Neighbours - Medical Miscellany
2 March 2011 : Graham Martin
The Medical Surgeon re-enacted, and the Death of Henry II of France in a Joust
6 April 2011 : Wyn Beasley
Weasels, Keys and Thersites
4 May 2011 : Michael Shackleton
New Zealand Doctors in Vietnam
1 June 2011 : Richard Stone
Astley Cooper - Anatomist, Scientist, Surgeon and Sometimes Resurrectionist
6 July 2011 : Susi Williams
The fate of Berlin Jewish Insurance Doctors under National Socialism 1933 - 1945
3 August 2011 : Ron Mackenzie
Malaria - Ancient and Modern - Unravelling the Mystery
7 September 2011 : David McHaffie
Erasmus Darwin - Free-thinker in the Age of Reason
5 October 2011 : Julian Crane
A brief history of Melancholia and relevant deviations
2 November 2011 : Roger Ridley-Smith
Gallipoli - Running Hot and Cold
1 February 2012: Ron Easthope
The Place of Hearts - Tales of the Unexpected
7 March 2012 : Wyn Beasley
The Joys of Writing History
4 April 2012 : Graham Martin
The Secret Trepanation of Pope Clement VI
2 May 2012 : Peter Dukes
The Pain of Labour
6 June 2012 : Archie Kerr
Docs at Sea
4 July 2012 : Ron Easthope
Lindsay's Links : a Site for Your Eyes
4 July 2012 : David McHaffie
Society Update
1 August 2012 : Michael Shackleton
The Ailments of Anthony Eden - a cautionary tale
5 September 2012 : Warren Austad
Talking Sense
3 October 2012 : Olaf Simpson and David McHaffie
The Life and Times of James Young Simpson
7 November 2012 : Jayne Krisjanous
Phossy Jaw and Victorian Match Workers:
Alleviating a dreaded occupational disease
by changing consumer purchasing preferences
6 February 2013: Ron Easthope
The National Heart Hospital 1914-1990
and the golden age of clinical cardiology
6 March 2013 : Susi Williams
Dame Cecily Pickerill and The Bassam Hospital
3 April 2013 : Wyn Beasley
A full lineout of Monros
1 May 2013 : Peter Leslie
Psychology, Pathology, Politics and Power
5 June 2013 : Wyn Beasley
Update on the Monros - the Monro Collection
5 June 2013 : Roger Ridley-Smith
The Karori Lunatic Asylum
3 July 2013 : Archie Kerr
Quiz
3 July 2013 : David McHaffie
Maurice Pappworth
7 August 2013 : Warren Austad
Livery, Apothecary and all that stuff
4 September 2013 :
Business meeting
4 September 2013 : Ron Easthope
London Hospitals - the impact of the Dissolution
2 October 2013 : Linda Watt and Matthew King
Health and History shaped by the process of Elimination
6 November 2013 : Jayne Krisjanous
"Enjoy the war; the peace will be terrible!"
The work of the UNRRA in the lives of Europe's Displaced Persons post WW II
5 February 2014: Ron Easthope
From Hogarth to Rowlandson
Medical-themed satirical art in 18th century Britain
5 March 2014 : Peter Dukes
The Pain of Labour - 2
2 April 2014 : Wyn Beasley
The Enigma of Lord Moran
7 May 2014 : David McHaffie
Sir Arthur Keith - the evolution of man
4 June 2014 : Steve Behrendt
Surgeons in the British Slave Trade
2 July 2014 : Jenny Visser
Antarctic Expedition Doctors
6 August 2014 : Michael Shackleton
In Retrospect - General Practitioner surgeons and the
struggle for survival of the Waimate Hospital
3 September 2014 : Roger Ridley-Smith
The Treaty of Versailles of 1919
1 October 2014 : Jayne Krisjanous
Doctors as spokespersons in cigarette advertising
5 November 2014 : Peter Leslie
Fruits of War
3 December 2014 : Susi Williams
From Omnipotent doctor to Multidisciplinary team
4 February 2015: Ron Easthope
William Ledingham Christie - the remarkable life and times of
Otago Medical School's first graduate
4 March 2015 : Redmer Yska
Death Stalks the Doll's House: how a season of epidemics
shaped Katherine Mansfield and her world
1 April 2015: Dame Margaret Sparrow
Contraception and Abortion in 19th century New Zealand
6 May 2015 : Richard Stone and Peter Turner
Sheer Lunacy - the influence of the moon on the development of civilisation
3 June 2015 : Leo Buchanan
Provincial Paediatrics in the 1970s
1 July 2015 : Wyn Beasley
Artists of the Burma Railway
5 August 2015 : Archie Kerr
Sailor, Painter, Composer - orphans in the 18th Century
2 September 2015 : Lucy Sulzberger
Gillies, McIndoe and the Guinea Pig Club:
The New Zealand Beginnings of Plastic Surgery
7 October 2015 : Jane Tolerton
NZ Medical Heroines of WW1
4 November 2015 : David McHaffie
Elliott's Scalpel and Sword
2 December 2015 : Roger Ridley-Smith
Work and Prayer in the Medieval Monastery
3 February 2016: Ron Easthope
To and from Russia with love - the remarkable Ethel Christie.
2 March 2016 : Wyn Beasley
Dispatch from Waterloo
6 April 2016 : David McHaffie
Letters from Tchaikovsky
4 May 2016 : Susi Williams
Tales of three hospitals during WW2
1 June 2016 : Bob Smith
Stories with a medical aspect from the Book of Tobit
6 July 2016 : Warren Austad
The College and the pomegranate
3 August 2016 : Roger Ridley-Smith
Very General Practice
7 September 2016 : Julia Wells
Quinine, Whisky and Sun Helmets:
Amateur Medicine in British East and South-Central Africa, 1890-1939
5 October 2016 : Ron Easthope
Barbara A Mackenzie - who do you think she was?
2 November 2016 : Jayne Krisjanous and Jo Walton
Nurse Mackenzie's photo album: what did she see?
7 December 2016 : David Abernethy
Oliver Sacks - meta-neurologist
1 February 2017: Peter Hatfield
Treatment of Kidney Failure in New Zealand
1 March 2017 : Clare Ashton
Sister McMillan's Gallipoli kitten and other animals: mascots at the first world war
5 April 2017 : weather cancellation
3 May 2017 : Michael Harrison
The Very Early History of Modern Anaesthesia
7 June 2017 : Bob Smith
The Legacy of Epicurus
5 July 2017 : Anna Rogers
Classed as Angels: New Zealand's First World War nurses
2 August 2017 : Wyn Beasley
Understanding Judas
6 September 2017 : Glyn Harper
Bully beef, biscuits and scurvy: the rations at Gallipoli
4 October 2017 : Ron Easthope
Dr James Barry 1789 - 1865
a pioneering British Army surgeon
1 November 2017 : Jayne Krisjanous
Stately Hospitals of the World Wars - the mortal wounding of the English Country Home
6 December 2017 : Dianne Buchan
Sun, Sea and Sustenance
The Story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
7 February 2018: Roger Ridley-Smith
Blitzed - The Nazis and the Pharmaceutical Industry
7 March 2018 : George Salmond
Nuclear Weapons, an On Going Dilemma
- a personal reflection
4 April 2018 : Wyn Beasley
Three Men : - building a robust scientific heritage
2 May 2018 : Bob Smith
Hitler's Gift to British Medicine
6 June 2018 : Lucy Sulzberger
Medicine Man: The Cures and Curios of Sir Henry Wellcome
4 July 2018 : Ron Easthope
F. Truby King -:- a man of letters
1 August 2018 : Michael Harrison
James Young Simpson of Edinburgh
5 September 2018 : Jayne Krisjanous
Capturing hunger in the Dustbowl through the lens of Dorothea Lange
3 October 2018 : Diana Murray
51 years of Nursing and Midwifery in Wellington,
a personal perspective, 1967 to 2018
7 November 2018 : Archie Kerr
Small Pox but a Big Problem
5 December 2018 : Ellie Jay
The Mount Felix Tapestry : A London hospital
for soldiers wounded at Gallipoli