South Australian Medical Heritage Society
Society Website & Virtual Museum

Iron lung - polio epidemic

Headache powders which damaged kidneys


Kidney biopsy

Welcome and please enjoy!

Upcoming Meetings:

December 7th, 2018

We are preparing for the final meeting of the year, a lunch meeting on Friday 7th of December (11:45 for 12 noon) at the National Council of Women, 95 South Terrace, Adelaide. We will be limited to 48 people for lunch (at $40 per head), so it will be first come - first served for attendance. However, members may attend the the talk only if they prefer.

Please let the Secretary know by email ( jgcopl [at] bigpond.net.au ) by Thursday 29th if you wish to attend the lunch.

The speaker will be Dr Robert Foreman on the topic of "Vascular Surgery".

Members and guests are welcome.

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nurses rah 1939
RAH nurses 1939

Amoeba causing meningitis

old obstetric stethoscope
Old obstetric stethoscope

Bragg hand x-ray 1896

RA Fisher,
statistics pioneer. His ashes are buried at St Peter's Cathedral, North Adelaide

Mask &
bottle for anaesthesia in tonsilectomy