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Medical Men in Jane Austen

Thu 15 July, 2021 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST

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Live online: Medical Men in Jane Austen

Medical men appear in all of Jane Austen’s major novels. This talk will outline who some of them are, and what they do. The training, regulation and social standing of medics of the time will be discussed. Finally, we will discuss some of the real doctors that Jane Austen encountered.

Dr Hilary Aitken, Retired Consultant Anaesthetist

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