The Infirmary

 

An interactive exhibition at the University of Worcester’s City Campus combining history, science, art and technology.

Explore the medical stories of one of England’s oldest infirmaries and the place where the British Medical Association began:

 

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  • Meet characters from the Infirmary
  • Investigate medical technology
  • Explore memories and occupations
  • Share your thoughts
  • Challenge your ideas of mental health
  • Compare health today to other times and places

The Infirmary displays artefacts from the collection of the George Marshall Medical Museum and the wider collection holds several primary source material including: oral histories, photographs and documents. 

The Infirmary is always happy to facilitate visits for visiting researchers and students (of all ages), and have in the past assisted a variety of groups and individuals from pharmaceutical companies, to Key Stage 2 school students!

Research Placements can be offered for student research and work placements opportunities in a range of areas from history and heritage studies to supporting the work of The Infirmary in areas such as visitor research and marketing.  

The Infirmary also offers volunteering opportunities for adults, students at GCSE, and students in further and higher education. Volunteers currently help with collections care and documentation, learning programme development, school visits, open days and events, marketing and administration.

Current events and news are shared on our Facebook page and on Twitter @InfirmaryWorc and Instagram @InfirmaryWorc.

Further information on The Infirmary Museum and the George Marshall Medical Museum can be found at the Medical Museum website.

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