While our museum and library is closed, you can attend online events, read our stories and explore our digital collections, wherever you are.
A free museum and library exploring health and human experience
What does it mean to be human, now?
How can we care for ourselves and for each other during extraordinary cultural, social and political shifts? Our programme brings multiple perspectives and voices both into the building and across our digital platforms, based on our collecting and commissioning activities during 2020.
Intensive Care: A GP, a Community and COVID-19
Gavin Francis's deeply personal account of nine months spent on the pandemic’s forgotten front lines takes you from care homes to homeless shelters, islands to the inner city.
Drug sharing in desperate times
When Nicole was threatened with deportation, her mental health deteriorated. Now without a job, a passport or a doctor, she depends on others to send her their leftover anxiety drugs.
Written on my body
Scars mean David Jesudason has never enjoyed seeing his reflection. Recounting the stories behind the marks on his face and body, he finds the only one that symbolises hope and happiness.