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Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson is Reader in the Social History of Pharmacy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where he is currently Acting Dean of Education. He is president of the International Academy for the History of Pharmacy, a past president of the British Society for the History of Pharmacy, and a former chairman of the Society for the Social History of Medicine.

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  • 17th Field Ambulance, showing horse-drawn horses

    Pharmacists serve on the front line and back at home

    PJ, 26 July/2 August 2014, Vol 293, No 7820/1Comments (1)

    Pharmacists were among the men and women who served in the First World War, through enlisting in the army, serving on the home front, or maintaining pharmaceutical services.

  • Goldrush

    Australia and the gold rush pharmacistsSubscription

    18 DEC 2013

    Stuart Anderson explains how the Australian gold rush was significant in the evolving story of movement of pharmacists between Britain and its colony down under

  • The burdens of history

    15 JAN 2000

    Pharmacy’s progress over the past 200 years owes much to a few dedicated individuals who put the greater good of the profession they represented above their own personal interests. For the past 160 years this has been done largely through the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Legislation has largely underpinned the development of the profession, and the promotion of Bills through Parliament has been a vital activity. Yet pharmacy also has a long history of shooting itself in the

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