Dr. Halliday Sutherland

"Dr. Halliday Sutherland is a born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better” – G.K. Chesterton

A strange post-mortem 1/2

On “a wet and windy day, 14th December 1929, in an upper room of St. Edmund’s College, Ware, Hertford,” Dr Sutherland performed “the strangest post-mortem examination I have ever made, … Continue reading

1 November 2017 · Leave a comment

The resourceful journalist

In The Arches of the Years Dr. Sutherland told the story of a journalist with the Daily Mail named Charles. He told it well, and you can read it below. Of course, Dr … Continue reading

1 October 2017 · Leave a comment

Centenary!

One-hundred years ago today, on Tuesday 4th September 1917, Dr Halliday Sutherland addressed a meeting of the National Council of the Young Men’s Christian Association in King George’s Hall, in … Continue reading

4 September 2017 · Leave a comment

Regard their environment

In this excerpt from Dr Sutherland’s speech Consumption: Its Cause and Cure, he talked about the environment in which consumption thrived. Regard their environment: when a population is over­crowded and … Continue reading

30 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Was Consumption inherited?

The Centenary of Dr Sutherland’s speech Consumption: Its Cause and Cure occurs on 4th September 2017. Here is an excerpt in which he posed the question: Is the illness inherited? Which he then … Continue reading

26 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Poisonous milk

The Centenary of Dr Sutherland’s speech Consumption: Its Cause and Cure occurs on 4th September 2017. Here is an excerpt in which Dr Sutherland laments the failure to prevent deaths … Continue reading

22 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Consumption Stories 5

Consumption Stories from the Frontline is part of the build up to the centenary of Consumption: Its Cause and Cure, an address by Dr Halliday Sutherland on 4th September 2017. … Continue reading

17 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Consumption Stories 4

Consumption Stories from the Frontline is part of the build up to the centenary of Consumption: Its Cause and Cure, an address by Dr Halliday Sutherland on 4th September 2017. … Continue reading

16 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Consumption Stories 3

Consumption Stories from the Frontline is part of the build up to the centenary of Consumption: Its Cause and Cure, an address by Dr Halliday Sutherland on 4th September 2017. … Continue reading

15 August 2017 · Leave a comment

Consumption Stories 2

Consumption Stories from the Frontline is part of the build up to the centenary of Consumption: Its Cause and Cure, an address by Dr Halliday Sutherland on 4th September 2017. … Continue reading

14 August 2017 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

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