South Australian Medical Heritage Society
Society Website & Virtual Museum

Iron lung - polio epidemic

Headache powders which damaged kidneys


Kidney biopsy

Welcome and please enjoy!

Upcoming Meetings:

December 9th, 2016

The next meeting of the SAMHS is our Christmas meeting, and will be held on Friday, 9th of December at the Military Museum, Keswick Barracks, Anzac Highway, Keswick at 5:45 pm for a 6 pm tour of the museum (approx. 75 min).

This will be followed at 7:30 by a two course meal, and a talk by Major Chris Roe.

People are free to attend either the tour, the meal (if you arrive before 7:30), or both.

Members are welcome to invite guests. The cost is $30 per person, to be collected by our Treasurer on the night. Parking is available on-site.

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South Australian Medical Heritage Society,
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Contact / Web Content (Tony Slavotinek)
Web Editor / Web Master (Greg Sampson)


nurses rah 1939
RAH nurses 1939

Amoeba causing meningitis

old obstetric stethoscope
Old obstetric stethoscope

Bragg hand x-ray 1896

RA Fisher,
statistics pioneer. His ashes are buried at St Peter's Cathedral, North Adelaide

Mask &
bottle for anaesthesia in tonsilectomy