Read what part Oxford's orthopaedics played in the history of the 'wonder drug'. (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences website)
Penicillin - the 'wonder drug' and its early use in orthopaedics
29 February 2016
February marks the 75th anniversary of the first therapeutic dose of penicillin given to a patient in 1941 at Briscoe Ward, Radcliffe Infirmary.