The artist who changed medical history
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Anne Acheson: The artist who changed medical history

Anne Acheson was a sculptor who changed medical history by combining her knowledge of art and anatomy.

During the Great War, many soldiers suffered limb injuries which were treated with splints.

However, Portadown-born Anne suggested an alternative method - using plaster of Paris.

You can watch her story 'Anne Acheson: The Art of Medicine' on BBC Two NI at 22:00 GMT on 4 November.

  • 04 Nov 2018