This lesson is focused on the new AQA GCSE specification, Health and the People. The lesson is designed as part three of a three part introductory set of lessons. This lesson focuses on Roman attitudes towards health, and looks at disease, surgery and public health. There is also a comparative exercise at the end of the lesson to compare the progress made across the period. The other two lessons in the series are prehistoric and Ancient Greek medicine. The lessons as a whole are designed to get students to think about the causes of change and development in medicine, which is a key focus of the new course.