Cookie policy: This site uses cookies (small files stored on your computer) to simplify and improve your experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information please take a look at our terms and conditions. Some parts of the site may not work properly if you choose not to accept cookies.


Subscribe or Register

Existing user? Login


Beyond pharmacy blog

All posts by Szu Shen Wong

Saint Cosmas and Damian: the patron saints of pharmacy and medicine

Posted by: Szu Shen WongMon, 26 Sep 2016

Szu Wong explains the story behind the Arabian twin brothers who practiced medicine and surgery without a fee.

Syphilis and the use of mercury

Posted by: Szu Shen WongThu, 8 Sep 2016

Sexual Health Week 2016 runs from 12-18 September. Szu Shen Wong, Thibaut Deviese, Jane Draycott, John Betts and Matthew Johnston describe what lies behind a print depicting patients with syphilis from the 18th century.

Damien Hirst, Pharmacy and the 1968 Medicines Act

Posted by: Szu Shen WongMon, 9 Nov 2015

Artist Damien Hirst intends to open a new restaurant called “pharmacy2” in London in 2016. Szu Wong recalls the legal difficulties he ran into with his first “Pharmacy” restaurant, which he opened in 1998.

Beyond pharmacy blog

Take a look here for thoughts and musings beyond the pharmacy realm


Newsletter Sign-up

Want to keep up with the latest news, comment and CPD articles in pharmacy and science? Subscribe to our free alerts.