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Recollecting Oxford Medicine: Oral Histories

Since the 2010s Oxford Medical Alumni has been undertaking an oral history project to capture the history of contemporary clinical medicine at the University of Oxford through the memories of former medics. The project consists of recorded interviews with current or former professors, directors, researchers, clinicians, and technicians who worked at the University of Oxford medical school or Oxford hospitals, conducted chiefly by Derek Hockaday. Interviews cover the academic career of the interviewee, their contributions to medicine and observations of evolution of clinical practice in Oxford and other locations, although there is no standardised format to the interviews. This is a selection of interviews from Recollecting Oxford Medicine; these oral histories will be of great interest to medical alumni, current clinical students and teachers, those interested in the development of Oxford hospitals and medical historians.

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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with John Spalding John Oxbury interviews John Spalding, former consultant and research neurologist for Oxford United Hospitals, 26 July 2011. John Spalding, John Oxbury 15 Sep 2020
2 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with George Alberti Derek Hockaday interviews George Alberti, research endocrinologist and former President of the Royal College of Physicians, 24 May 2013. George Alberti, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
3 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Richard Boyd Derek Hockaday interviews Richard Boyd, emeritus professor, lecturer in Medicine and fellow of Brasenose College, 30 August 2013. Richard Boyd, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
4 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Hywel Jones (part 1) Derek Hockaday interviews Hywel Jones, consultant geriatrician, 20 May 2014. Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
5 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Hywel Jones (part 2) Part 2 of Derek Hockaday's interview with Hywel Jones, consultant geriatrician, 20 May 2014. Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
6 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Chris Adams (part 1) Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Adams, senior neurosurgeon, 26 August 2014. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
7 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Chris Adams (part 2) Derek Hockaday continues his interview of Chris Adams, senior neurosurgeon, 26 August 2014. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
8 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Chris Adams (part 3) The final part of Derek Hockaday's interview with Chris Adams, senior neurosurgeon, 26 August 2014. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
9 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Keith Hawton Derek Hockaday interviews Keith Hawton, consultant psychiatrist and professor of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, 19 September 2014. Keith Hawton, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
10 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Michael Tunbridge Derek Hockaday interviews Michael Tunbridge, former Director of Postgraduate Medical Education and Training, University of Oxford, 31 January 2014. Michael Tunbridge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
11 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Chris Winearls (part 1) Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Winearls, consultant nephrologist and associate professor of medicine, 4 March 2015. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
12 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Chris Winearls (part 2) Derek Hockaday continues his interview with Chris Winearls, consultant nephrologist and associate professor of medicine, 4 March 2013. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
13 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Joan Trowell Derek Hockaday interviews Joan Trowell, consultant physician and former Deputy Director of Clinical studies, 5 March 2015 Joan Trowell, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
14 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Susan Burge (part 1) Derek Hockaday interviews Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, 22 July 2015. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
15 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Susan Burge (part 2) Part 2 of Derek Hockaday's interview of Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, 22 July 2015. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
16 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Susan Burge (part 3) Part 3 of Derek Hockaday's interview of Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, 22 July 2015 Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
17 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with Susan Burge (part 4) Part 4 of Derek Hockaday's interview with Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, 22 July 2015. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
18 Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history interview with John Ledingham Peggy Frith interviews John Ledingham, professor of Clinical Medicine and former Director of Clinical Studies, 23 April 2012. Peggy Frith, John Ledingham, Rosie Fitzherbert Jones 05 Nov 2020