Medicine

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Jenner's findings about vaccinations were published

1798

Free vaccinations against smallpox

1802

Doctors had to take exams

1815

William Brockedon invented a machine to make standardised pills

1844

Doctors had to join college of physicians, surgeons or apothecaries

1852

Smallpox vaccination was made compulsory

1852

Nightingale goes to Crimea

1854

Doctors had to be registered

1858

Nightingales theories were published

1860

Nightingale Training school for nurses was established

1860

Germ theory

1861

E.G.A got a licence from college of apothecaries

1865

Koch identified the microbes that caused anthrax in sheep

1875

Law passed allowing women to enter the medical profession

1876

Pasteur discovered a vaccination for Chicken cholera

1879

1st magic bullet- salverson 606

1909

Penicillin was discovered

1928

Fleming published penicillin discovery

1929

2nd magic bullet- prontosil

1932

Tested penicillin on mice

1940

First human experiment for penicillin

1941

Fleming asks for penicillin(steals credit)

1942

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1943

NHS was set up

1948