200 Years On, We Should Remember Why Medicine Was Central To The Poetry of John Keats

When I left Oxford for the urban heap of London, I found myself retracing the footsteps of Romantic poet and Guy’s medical alumnus John Keats.

On Sunday 1 October 1815, Keats enrolled as student №189 at the Counting House of Guy’s Hospital. The next nine months at Guys would alter his life. Keats planned to study there…