Medicine Through Time dates

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c.3000
Writing developed in Egypt
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476 AD
Rome falls and its medical advances are mostly forgotten
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1348
The Black Death. It killed 40% of the people of Britain.
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1543
Vesalius published 'On the Fabric of the Human Body'
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1628
William Harvey published 'On the motion of the heart and the blood'
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1665
The Great Plague
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1796
Edward Jenner tested his Smallpox vaccination on James Phipps
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1842
Chadwick report analysed the living conditions of the poor
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1848
The 1st Public Health Act was introduced. Local councils were encouraged, not forced, to improve public health
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1854
John Snow proves cholera was linked to water pollution.
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1858
General Medical Act creates 'General Medical Council' to regulate doctors
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1860
Florence Nightingale founded a school for nursing at St Thomas' hospital
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1861
Louis Pasteur discovered germs, introducing the Germ Theory to the medical world
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1865
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson became the first woman to be a doctor in England
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1867
The Reform Act gave some working class men the vote
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1875
Another Public Health Act was introduced. This time local councils were forced to provide clean water and to remove sewage/rubbish
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1895
X rays were introduced
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1896
Becquerel discovers radioactivity
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1900
Blood groups are discovered
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1906
Liberal reforms improve public health
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1909
Salvarsan 606, the first 'magic bullet' is developed by Paul Ehrlich
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1911
National Insurance enabled workers to see a doctor and get sick pay
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1928
Fleming discovers Penicillin
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1932
Domagk discovers Prontosil, the second 'magic bullet'
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1944
Penicillin is mass produced due to factors such as WW2, US funding and Florey and Chain
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1948
The NHS is introduced
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1951
First kidney transplant
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1953
Crick and Watson discover the structure of DNA
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3000BC
Prehistory
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3000-1500BC
Ancient Egypt
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1500-400BC
Ancient Greece
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400-500AD
Ancient Rome
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1000-1500AD
Middle Ages
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1500-1800
Renaissance
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1543

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1628

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