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Britain becomes part of the Roman Empire
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410 AD
The Romans left Britain
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476 AD
The Roman Empire collapses
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1348
the Black Death comes to Britain
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1660
The Royal Society is established
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1543
Vesalius publishes 'On the fabric of the Human Body'
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1628
Harvey publishes 'An Anatomical Account of the Motion of the heart and Blood in Animals'
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1602
Edmund Colhurst suggests the construction of an artificial river to bring water to London
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1609
Sir Hugh Myddleton revived Colhurst's idea and offered to pay for the work himself
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1613
The artificial river was completed
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1569
Sir Jon Harrington invented the Water Closet ('WC')
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1665
The Great Plague hits London
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1750
The government passed laws making the gin more expensive
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1796
Jenner tested his vaccination for smallpox
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1801
The first population census in Britain
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1831
Cholera arrives in Britain
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1842
Chadwick published the 'Report on the sanitary Conditions of the labouring Population of Great Britain'
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1848
The Public Health Act
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1858
General Medical Act
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1859
Nightingale publishes 'Notes on Nursing'
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1861
Pasteur publishes the Germ Theory
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1865
New sewer system for London
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1875
Public Health Act
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1721
Lady Mary Wortely Montagu inoculated her children
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1875
Koch identifies the bacteria that causes anthrax in sheep
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1979
Pasteur finds the vaccine for chicken cholera
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1882
Kock identifies the microbes causing TB
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1883
Koch identifies the microbes causing cholera
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1833
Proper training for nurses was started at Kaiserwerth, Germany
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1859
The first cottage hospital was opened
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1854
Dr John Snow proved that cholera was spread through water
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1875
Artisans Dwelling Active authorities the power to demolish slums
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1866
Sanitary Act, forced towns to appoint inspectors to check water supplies and drainage
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1848
Anther outbreak of cholera
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1858
The 'Great Stink'
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1896
Typhoid vaccine
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1906
Tuberculosis vaccine
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1913
Diphtheria vaccine
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1927
Tetanus vaccine
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1952
Whooping cough vaccine
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1950s
Polio vaccine
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1964
Measles vaccine
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1988
MMR vaccine
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2008
Cervical cancer vaccine
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1909
Magic bullet Salvarsan 606 created
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1932
Magic bullet Prontosil created
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1928
Flemming finds penicillin
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1928
FLemming publishes his findings but does not continue his work due to finding
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1939
Florey and chain set uo a research team to develop penicillin
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1940
Florey and Chain test penicillin on mice
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1941
Florey and Chain test penicillin on a patient
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June 1941
Florey and Heatley go over to America where, due to entering WWI, America agrees to produce and fund penicillin
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1944
Large scale production of penicillin
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1953
Crick and Watson discover the structure of DNa
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1990
The Human Genome project begins
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2000
The first draft of the Human Genome Project
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1901
Karl Landsteiner discovers different blood groups
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1915
Discovered that sodium citrate made blood last longer
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1931
the electron microscope was invented
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1895
Roentgen discovered x-rays
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1912
Queen Alexandra starts National Rose Day to raise money for hospitals
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1907
Health visitors were introduced to is it mothers and help with their new babies
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1911
National Insurance Act
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1908
Old Age Pensions Act
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1907
School Medical Service and health visitors to check on young children
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1906
Free school meals for poor children
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1902
Midwives Act, all midwives have to be trained and registered
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1919
The Ministry of Health was set up
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1934
Free milk for poor primary school children
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1938
3,000 chidren died from diphtheria
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1948
The NHS was set up
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1966
Clean Air Act
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1990
Strict laws on food after outbreaks of salmonella, E.coli and BSE in cattle
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1962
Royal College of Physicians called for a ban on tobacco advertising
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1971
Cigarette packets have carried a health warning
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2004
Half a million admissions to the hospital and 1 in 6 deaths were found to be related to smoking
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2005
A ban was placed on most form of tobacco advertising
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2006
Scotland banned smoking in public areas
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2007
England banned smoking in public areas
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1960s
Thalidomide used to treat morning sickness with devastating unforeseen consequencces
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1994
The first breast cancer gene was discovered
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1995
The gene linked to Parkinson's was discovered
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1996
Scientists successfully cloned a sheep names Dolly
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1997
Stem cells were discovered to be used for repairing damaged or faulty tissues
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1998
Rough draft for Human Genome project
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