Author Archives: The John Snow Society

Pump replica to be reinstalled on Broadwick Street

The John Snow pump has been reinstalled! A replica of the infamous John Snow pump has been reinstalled on Broadwick Street in Soho, and will be unveiled at the Broadwick Street (John Snow) Pump Unveiling, this Friday, 20th July at 8am. Rosalind Stanwell-Smith, Trustee of … Continue reading

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Uncomfortably Numb: a musical fundraiser for the John Snow Society

April 19th 2018 from 7.45pm at Paper Dress Vintage, 352a Mare St, London E8 1HR The John Snow Society is holding its inaugural musical fundraiser, featuring performances by The Hare and Hoofe, Kape Kanaveral, LIND, and Fox Logic, and DJs Mark Rostron and Katie … Continue reading

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2017 Dr Richard Horton – Life and Death in 2100: Health, History and Human Contingency

The 25th Annual Pumphandle Lecture was delivered on 12th September 2017, by Dr Richard Horton, Editor in Chief of The Lancet. This was a broad and passionate critique of global heath and today’s world. Dr Horton began by emphasising a … Continue reading

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2017 Broadsheet now available to read

This year’s Broadsheet is now available Featuring: Pumphandle lecture 201724th Pumphandle lecture and AGM 2016Updates on the missing pumpReports from Chapters of the SocietyOther news

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2016 Pumphandle Lecture & AGM

Paul Spiegel on the need for a new pumphandle in humanitarian crisesThe society is proud to have hosted Paul Spiegel with his lecture on “The Syrian conflict and its effects on the future of humanitarian response: we need a new … Continue reading

2016 Dr Paul Spiegel – The Syrian conflict and its effect on the future of humanitarian response: We need a new pumphandle

The 24th Annual Pumphandle Lecture was delivered on 8th September 2016, by Dr Paul Spiegel, recently appointed Director of the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Previous to this appointment, Dr Spiegel … Continue reading

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2016 Broadsheet now available to read

This year’s Broadsheet is now available Featuring: Pumphandle lecture 2016 Reports from Chapters of the Society Updates on the missing pump Other news

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Blessed Chloroform Lecture free for members

‘The Society of Anaesthetists: a Methodological Approach to its History’ – John Snow Society members invited to join lecture for free. Members of the John Snow Society are invited to join the lecture from the History of Anaesthesia Society on … Continue reading

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Pump due to return

Latest update on when the pump may be reinstated Westminster City Council have advised that the pump may be reinstated in around six months’ time, and we are hopeful that it will be replaced near the pub. As shown in the … Continue reading

Where’s the pump?

Pump due to feature on a hoarding Watch this space near the John Snow pub; an image of the pump is due to appear on nearby hoarding while we await the return of the statue of Snow’s pump which was … Continue reading