Ouch! – Additional Information and Resources

In Summer 2021 Nantwich Museum has an exhibition about healthcare in South Cheshire.

Our latest exhibition Ouch! A slightly horrible history of health and disease in Nantwich opened on Wednesday 21 July 2021.

The new exhibition, in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum will run until Saturday 23 October 2021

For children there is also a Ronnie Ratkins Nantwich Walk which looks at health issues around the town.

There is also a series of Online Webinars on health related topics.


In this area we have provided links to some additional background information.

Bloodletting and the use of Hirudotherapy

Environmental Health in Nantwich

Historic Herbs and Plants

Horrible Diseases of Nantwich

Medical Professionals in Nantwich

Nantwich Brine

Nantwich Workhouse

The Role of Barber-Surgeons

Tuberculosis (TB)

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