Author Archives: The John Snow Society

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

2015 Atul Gawande – On removing the pumphandle: innovation and implementation

The 23rd annual Pumphandle Lecture was given on the 8th of October 2015 by Dr Atul Gawande, Professor of Surgery and of Public Health at Harvard, well known author (eg The Checklist Manifesto and Being Mortal), and Executive Director of … Continue reading

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2015 Broadsheet now available to read

This year’s Broadsheet is now available Featuring: Reports from Chapters of the Society Pumphandle lecture 2015  Latest news

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John Snow Memorial

Money raised for repairs to the John Snow memorial. The need for repairs to the memorial by Dr. Snow’s grave was noted in Broadsheet 2014.  The original memorial was damaged during WWII and was replaced by the Association of Anaesthetists … Continue reading

2014 Jeremy Farrar- Medicine and public health: divorced for too long

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2013 Julie Cliff – From London to Mozambique, from cholera to konzo

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2012: Tom Frieden – What pump handles need to be removed to save the most lives in this century?

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2011: Hans Rosling – Epidemiology for the Bottom Billion – where there is not even a pump handle to remove!

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2010 David Nabarro: Sapiens, Synergy, Solidarite, Success

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