Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: May 2013
Few visitors to the Imperial War Museum, just a short walk from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Lambeth headquarters, are aware that it occupies a building that was once a lunatic asylum. And the grassy park that surrounds the museum was once the asylum’s extensive and secure grounds where inmates exercised.
Nostradamus (Michel de Nostradame, 1503–66) is famous for his cryptic prophesies that have supposedly forecast major world events. Less well known is his expertise as a pharmacist (of sorts) and a jam-maker.