The Aneurin Bevan Society provides a biography and other resources about the life and work of Aneurin (Nye) Bevan (1897-1960), founder of the National Health Service; also includes details of their annual lectures and other activities.
Centre for History in Public Health
Within the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; includes a guide to their teaching, research, library and archives, current and recent projects, and programme of public activities.
The John Snow Society
Promotes the life and works of Dr John Snow, pioneer in epidemiology due to his discovery of how cholera is transmitted, and celebrated anaesthetist; includes a biography. Also provides details of membership, news, and the society's annual Pumphandle Lectures.
Provides access to the medical and scientific writings of the missionary, doctor, and explorer, David Livingstone; includes an archive of his writings, and a collection of essays on his life and work.
Mental Health History Timeline
A resource covering the history of mental health history, mainly in England and Wales, including the periods of asylum and community care.
People's History of the NHS
Project which allows people to share their memories of the NHS. Includes photo galleries, stories and recollections.
Society for the Social History of Medicine
Focuses on an inter-disciplinary approach to the history of health, welfare, and medicine; provides details of membership, conferences and publications, and a collection of links.
UK Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery
Based at the University of Manchester and dedicated to research and education in the history of nursing and midwifery. Includes details of courses, events, contacts, and abstracts of dissertations and theses.
Contains collections of books, manuscripts, films, and paintings, chronicling the history of medicine.