Gender and Medicine

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Est. 3.8km / 1 hr 17 mins / Map

Gender and Medicine - Cya On The Road

Discover the women who fought for health equality and their medical recognition with this tour provided by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Find out about the women who changed and shaped Edinburgh’s medical history. Learn about Sophia Jex-Blake who opened the first hospital in Scotland that cared for and was staffed by women or Louisa Stevenson who strived to provide medical education to women or ‘Half-Hangit Maggie’, the woman who survived after being executed!Journey through the twists and turns of the city to locate the plaques, memorials and statues that celebrate and remember Edinburgh’s women of medicine. 

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