A MOVEMENT which has been for some time on foot for establishing in London a School of Medicine for Women is now so far matured that the school will be opened for the winter term on Oct. 12, in commodious premises, 30, Henrietta Street, Brunswick Square. The full staff of lecturers has not yet been appointed, but among those who have already consented to take part in the instruction are Dr. King Chambers in the practice of Medicine, Mr. Berkeley Hill in Surgery, Mr. A. T. Norton in Anatomy, Dr. Sturges in Materia Medica, Mrs. Garrett Anderson in Midwifery, Mr. Critchett in Ophthalmic Surgery, Dr. Cheadle in Pathology, Mr. Heaton in Chemistry, and Mr. A. W. Bennett in Bocany. The following gentlemen have, in addition, consented to serve on the Council:—Dr. Billing, Dr. Buchanan, Mr. Ernest Hart, Prof. Huxley, Dr. Hughlings Jackson, Dr. Murie, Dr. F. Payne, Dr. W. S. Playfair, and Dr. Burdon-Sanderson, as well as Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell. A fair number of students are already enrolled. It is intended to build a detached dissecting-room in the garden attached to the house.

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    Notes . Nature 10, 446–448 (1874) doi:10.1038/010446a0

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