In other media….

I write for a number of publications. Here’s a few of them. Some may require a subscription (but those subs pay for writing by the likes of me!):

Remastering Henry DundasEdinburgh Reporter, August 2, 2020

Sir Wilson Jameson and WHO The Herald, April 26, 2020

Available as word document: Herald Jameson WW2 CMO

Sir Wilson Jameson The Times, March 31, 2020

As a pdf Times scan

Cultivate Honesty An editorial for the Journal of Advanced Nursing, January 2020, extolling the value of nursing history in the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.

Band of Sisters British Medical Journal, Christmas 2019 on the Scottish Women’s Hospital at Royaumont. You can listen to it too (7 mins)   BMJ 2019367 doi:

Band of sisters in Word

UK/US special relationship forged first by midwives and nurses Midwives Magazine autumn 2018

Scottish midwives in Kentucky Sunday Post June 2018

Aberdeen and the birth of the NHS, Press and Journal, June 2018

Bevan’s backroom boys  The Herald July 2018

The Bright spark who lit up GlasgowBritish Medical Journal, Christmas 2017  BMJ 2017;359:j5597 Also available here: BMJ John Macintyre Christmas piece 1

Doctors on Film  British Medical Journal, Christmas 2016  BMJ 2016;355:i6172

Nurses on Film  Nursing Standard, July 2017

The Mountain Midwives Midwives Magazine Royal College of Midwives, March 2014

Unfortunately, some links in earlier History Company posts no longer work because other sites have scrapped their archive pages. The Scottish Review is one of them.  – so here’s my SR pieces on


John Crofton 

I have written two other pieces on Sir John:

Life and Work November 2013…/john-crofton-scottish-review.pdf

Guest blog for the RCPI Heritage Centre  July 2014

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