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The lecture commemorated John Keats (1795-1821) who was a student at Guy's and qualified at the Hall in 1816. The lecture was established in 1969 when the Royal College of Surgeons of England also co-hosted the Lecture series ( This year the Lecture marks the 200th anniversary since the poet John Keats arrived at Guy’s to study surgery.

Speaker: Emeritus Professor Sean Hughes, MS, FRCSEd(Orth), FRCS FRSCI DHMSA DPMSA
Lecture title:  "Keats and medicine; an exploration of their relationship"

Guests mingling prior to the lecture
                            Professor Sean Hughes (Speaker)     (Left-Right) Professor Ed Byrne AC,
                         President & Principal, King's College London giving the vote of thanks. Dr Tina Matthews,                          President of the Faculty
            (Left - right) Dr Tina Matthews & Professor       The Court (Left-Right) plus guests - Dr P O'Mordha,
         Mr M Jourdan,
Dr C Mackworth-Young (Senior Warden), Professor E Byrne AC, Mr M Spencer, Dr D
         Adams (Master), Dr R Bethel, Professor Sean Hughes (Speaker), Dr R Palmer, Dr Tina Matthews
        (President), Mr M Rossor, Dr P Simmons, Dr A Mozumder (Dean), Mr N Wood, Mr N Royle (Clerk),
        Dr T Chambers

Guests mingling at the Drinks reception after the lecture
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