Halliday Sutherland

"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.

Monthly Archives: February, 2022

“The Great Trial”

On this day ninety-nine years ago, Stopes v. Sutherland opened in the High Court in London. As Dr. Sutherland recalled in his 1934 memoir A Time To Keep: “The trial, … Continue reading

21 February 2022 · Leave a comment

The Edinburgh System

Dr. Sutherland’s work refers to the “Edinburgh System” for the control and eradication of tuberculosis. This post answers the question: “What was the ‘Edinburgh System’?” Dr. (later Sir) Robert Philip was a … Continue reading

1 February 2022 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4 months to go.