Fantastic Finds for Friday: Exciting new collections for the RCOG!!

It isn’t often that we receive new collections for the RCOG heritage collections, so you can imagine how excited I am to bring you news of two new and interesting additions to the unique collections held here in Sussex Place! The first is a collection of obstetric and gynaecological instruments which were used in the…

65th Anniversary of the NHS

In celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the National Health Service, RCOG Heritage brings you this wonderful picture which was drawn by Sir Anthony Alment, former RCOG President (1978-1981). It is just one of a series of drawings by Sir Anthony, all commenting on the state of health services during the 1940s and 1950s. This…

RCOG Heritage 6: Fantastic Finds for Friday #4: BCOG robe designs

Not a totally new find, and maybe one you may have seen before, but time spent on a bit of recataloguing and repackaging often brings to light items which have long lain hidden in their protective boxes. Among the College Special Collection of papers, at reference S68, are no more than seven items, varying sizes…