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 19th, 2019

The SAMHS Christmas lunch meeting will be held on Thursday, 19 December, 2019, commencing at 12:00 pm. The venue is Living Choice at 123 Fisher Street, Fullarton, Adelaide, SA, 5063.

This is the last meeting of the Society for 2019, and Dr Tom Turner will be this month's speaker.
The presentation will be in a function room, followed by lunch at Damien on Fisher (own cost), adjacent to the room.

The number of attendees for both the presentation (for setting out chairs) and lunch (for the restaurant) are required by the 12th of December.

A list will be available at the November meeting, but you can also email the Secretary to add your name to the list before then.

Dr. Tom Turner - "Peripatetic perambulation: Wistful wandering through the wilderness of AMA (SA) History"

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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