Our intrepid shoe-leather epidemiologist is back with a new installment of Bloomsbury’s public health history.
Boot is delighted with the better walking weather – and congratulates the brave participants of the Squares and Pairs walk on 12 February, when umbrella-breaking rain and chilling winds made even the sturdy streets of Bloomsbury an assault course! It was also fun in a British kind of way. We’ll repeat this walk in a calmer season. Read more
Welcome to The Boot, a new blog series about the School’s guided history walks programme. On these tours, Boot will be our ‘shoe leather epidemiologist’ on the pavement and will record highlights and feedback.
The idea for walks with a public health component originated in the Centre for History in Public Health and was the first specifically themed programme of its type in London – now celebrating its first decade. Walks are free, thanks to a grant from the Wellcome Trust. Read more