2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The 2018 Pumphandle Lecture will be held at 17.30 on Thursday 6th September 2018 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Society is proud to annouce that Dr Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders, will be speaking at the 2018 Pumphandle Lecture on ‘The Cost of Fear: humanitarian […]

Pump replica to be reinstalled on Broadwick Street

The John Snow pump has been reinstalled! A replica of the infamous John Snow pump has been reinstalled on Broadwick Street in Soho, and will be unveiled at the Broadwick Street (John Snow) Pump Unveiling, this Friday, 20th July at 8am. Rosalind Stanwell-Smith, Trustee of the John Snow Society, and Cllr Beddoe, Westminster City Council Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and […]

Uncomfortably Numb: a musical fundraiser for the John Snow Society

April 19th 2018 from 7.45pm at Paper Dress Vintage, 352a Mare St, London E8 1HR The John Snow Society is holding its inaugural musical fundraiser, featuring performances by The Hare and Hoofe, Kape Kanaveral, LIND, and Fox Logic, and DJs Mark Rostron and Katie Steels! The event will be held on 19th April 2018, from 7:45pm – midnight at Paper […]

Blessed Chloroform Lecture free for members

‘The Society of Anaesthetists: a Methodological Approach to its History’ – John Snow Society members invited to join lecture for free. Members of the John Snow Society are invited to join the lecture from the History of Anaesthesia Society on ‘The Society of Anaesthetists: a Methodological Approach to its History’ for free. This Blessed Chloroform Lecture […]

Pump due to return

Latest update on when the pump may be reinstated Westminster City Council have advised that the pump may be reinstated in around six months’ time, and we are hopeful that it will be replaced near the pub. As shown in the photograph, an image of the pump is currently displayed on the pub hoarding whilst the […]