Sheffield Medical School: Origins and Influences

  title={Sheffield Medical School: Origins and Influences},
  author={Harold T Swan},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  pages={22 - 32}
  • H. Swan
  • Published 1 February 1994
  • History
  • Journal of Medical Biography
After the Apothecaries Act of 1815 there was a rash of first generation English provincial medical schools, nine of them developing in rapid succession", Sheffield responded earlier to the challenge than might have been expected from the relative size of the town; so it is of interest to see how far the event is explained by a study of the local figures of the day, in greater biographical depth than has been possible in formal histories of the Sheffield school-", This study clarifies some… 
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