Doctors & Disease: The Medical History of the Poor House Online Talk
February 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Explore the medical history of the Poor House as recorded in our archives, from the different medical establishments we supported, to the patients and the doctors who treated them. The talk will examine the Poor House response to the epidemics of the 19th century and will include the biographies of key medical professionals associated with Clifton House, from Dr William Drennan, through to the 1798 American exile Dr White and the Purdon medical dynasty.
Numbers for these hour-long sessions will be limited to allow for a Q&A session at the end. The Zoom meeting login to join the talk will be emailed to you on the morning of the event. The price of the ticket is per device.
Clifton House is the social enterprise of Belfast Charitable Society which continues to address disadvantage in Belfast and beyond today.