Glasgow, United Kingdom

Memorable Medical Sites of Glasgow

Memorable Medical Sites of Glasgow

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12 tour stops

1

Introduction

Introduction to Heritage Trail

49 s
2

Glasgow's Beginnings

A Founder's Story

2 min
3

David Livingstone: Hero or White Saviour Complex?

Reframing the story of David Livingstone

2 min
4

Glasgow Royal Infirmary: Home of Antisepsis

The GRI and the Discovery of Antisepsis by Joseph Lister

2 min
5

Call the Midwife..?

Rottenrow, the site of the Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital

2 min
6

The First Meeting Place

Blackfriars Kirk

2 min
7

Body Snatching to Learn Anatomy

Ramshorn Cemetery and Grave Robbing

2 min
8

Police Surgery- the Start of Something New

William Macewen and his work as a Police Surgeon

2 min
9

Travels to the Tron

The College's First Building to Call Its' Own

1 min
10

St Enoch Square

The College's Next Move

1 min
11

A Place to Call Home

The College's Current Building

4 min
12

Farewell for Now

End of the Tour

30 s

Overview

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow brings you a medical heritage trail through the city centre of Glasgow. From its foundation in 1599 to the present day, members of the College have worked to better the practice of medicine and surgery in Glasgow and the West of Scotland, leaving their imprint on the city along the way.

Itinerary 2.9 km / 1:30

Offline map included

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