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I am known as the Father of medicine...

Hippocrates

2

In 1860 I set up the first ‘Training School for
Nurses’...

Florence Nightingale

3

We ran hospitals in the middle ages...

Nuns

4

I conducted careful dissection on humans and
found no holes in the septum...

Vesalius

5

I was the guinea pig for testing smallpox...

James Phipps

6

I was the minister in charge of introducing the
National Health Service in 1948...

Bevan

7

I came up with the Germ Theory in 1861...

Pasteur

8

I took the handle of the pump in Broad Street...

John Snow

9

I was the Roman god of healing...

Asclepius

10

I am the smell that meant parliament could not
meet in 1858...

The Great Stink

11

We took penicillin to the USA to get them to
mass produce it...

Florey and Chain

12

I came up with the theory of opposites...

Galen

13

I published ‘The Sanitary Conditions of the
Labouring Population’...

Chadwick

14

I came up with the 2nd Magic Bullet (Prontosil)...

Domagk

15

I am a county doctor from Gloucestershire...

Jenner

16

We investigated the structure of DNA...

Watson, Crick and Franklin

17

I was a famous German doctor and rival of
Pasteur...

Koch

18

At St. Mary’s hospital, London, in 1928, I
discovered the properties of penicillin...

Fleming

19

I brought inoculation from Turkey...

Lady Montague

20

I came up with the first magic bullet...

Ehrlich

21

I published ‘An Anatomical Account of the
Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals’ in 1628...

Harvey

22

I isolated anti-toxins...

Behring

23

We helped finance penicillin to get it mass-
produced for the war effort...

US Government

24

I wrote a report in 1942 about the 5 giants in
society...

Beveridge

25

My ideas were believed for 1500 years...

Galen