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Press releases from March 2018


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Britain’s Oldest Surgical Royal College Honours Pioneering Female Doctors

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh will unveil its commemorative plaque on International Women’s Day, in memory of the first seven women to be admitted on to a degree programme at any British University.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh will unveil its commemorative plaque on International Women’s Day, in memory of the first seven women to be admitted on to a degree programme at any British University.  The plaque, part of the Historic Environment Scotland Commemorative Plaque scheme, commemorates Sophia Jex-Blake, Isabel Thorne, Edith P…


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