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Medical Policy and Medical Practitioners

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides an overview of the medical administration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan between 1899 and 1940, arguing that the distinctive form of colonialism developed in Sudan shaped the ... More


Introduction: looking beyond the state

Anna Greenwood

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter auto-critiques the editors early work (Crozier, Practising Colonial Medicine, 2007) for studying the Colonial Medical Service as a distinct entity, founded and run on shared principles, ... More


The government medical service and British missions in colonial Malawi, c. 1891–1940: crucial collaboration, hidden conflicts

Markku Hokkanen

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter deals with relations between the colonial medical service and major British missions in early colonial Malawi (c. 1891–1940). It focuses on the networks that connected missions with the ... More


The Second World War and the Creation of the National Health Service

F. K. PROCHASKA

in Philanthropy and the Hospitals of London: The King's Fund, 1897-1990

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202660
eISBN:
9780191675478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202660.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the impact of the Second World War on state policy on voluntary movement. Communities and institutions were affected, depending ... More


Regulation of Hospitals and Other Health Care Institutions

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the regulatory framework for hospitals and other health care institutions. After tracing the history of hospitals, it reviews the varied bodies that oversee them. These include ... More


A history of health inequalities in England

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides a historical overview of policy and implementation in the period from the first statutory intervention in health in 1848 to the introduction of a universal health service in ... More


Founding the Women’s Medical Service in India: The Colonial State and the ‘Medical Needs’ of Indian Women

Samiksha Sehrawat

in Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State, and Society, c. 1830-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198096603
eISBN:
9780199082773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096603.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Association of Medical Women in India (AMWI) called on the state to abandon attempts to emulate the British voluntary hospital system and invest more directly in medical care for Indian women. ... More


Fitness to practise panels: the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service

John Martyn Chamberlain

in Medical Regulation, Fitness To Practice and Revalidation: A critical introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447325444
eISBN:
9781447325543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325444.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines recent developments in the fitness to practice hearings where complaints are made against doctors. It traces the introduction of the medical practitioner tribunal service as a ... More


The Colonial Medical Service and the struggle for control of the Zanzibar Maternity Association, 1918–47

Anna Greenwood

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Zanzibar Maternity Association (ZMA) was a charitable organisation established in 1918 to help Zanzibari women during parturition. Majority funding came from the Arab and Indian communities who, ... More


The Supply Side

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the importance of maintaining an abundant supply of primary care physicians for the future. A century ago, there was a crisis regarding the quality of medical education. Today, ... More


The Social Safety Net: Patients, Paupers, and Pensioners

Larry Lankton

in Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The more successful companies had the wherewithal to provide employees' families with greater protection against the harsher shocks of life. Company-sponsored medical services made up a key part of ... More


On the brink of universalism: the Emergency Hospital Services in Second World War Northern Ireland

Seán Lucey

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the medical responses to the outbreak of the Second World War in Northern Ireland with an emphasis on Belfast. It focuses on the emergence of the Emergency Medical Service ... More


Imperial continuities: Irish doctors and the British armed forces, 1922–45

Steven O’Connor

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many Irish doctors led successful careers in the British Empire’s military medical services. Surprisingly, Irish medical connections with the British ... More


Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Christopher Newdick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

How should we allocate NHS resources between different patients and treatments? Increasingly, patients are regarded as “consumers” of medical services, and yet demand for medical care exceeds the ... More


Thwarted ambition and disappointing careers? Narratives of the Indian Medical Service

Alannah Tomkins

in Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Men recruited to the Indian Medical Service would have been justified in regarding their careers with apprehension, given the high mortality among medical men in India and the slim chances of either ... More


Life in the Camp I

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the internees's life in the camp where the greatest complaints centred on food. It notes that “of all the hardships and privations to which the internees in Stanley were ... More


Sleeping Sickness and the Ordering of the South

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at disease control in a part of Sudan that was arguably the Gezira's polar opposite. Located at the heart of the country, the Gezira was an environment ordered, although never ... More


Spain’s Armies

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Spain's armies in the reign of Carlos II, seeking to show that the king had large numbers of men under arms. It explores how men were recruited for those armies, both at home ... More


Child welfare in a period of economic and political crises, 1918–45

Harry Hendrick

in Child welfare: Historical dimensions, contemporary debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344779
eISBN:
9781447301721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344779.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the status of child welfare from 1918 to 1945, which was known to be a period of economic and political crises. Similar to Chapter 2, this chapter provides a brief background of ... More


Education and Medicine

Norman Etherington

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of European Christian missionaries in the fields of education and medicine. The missionaries were the first to provide free schooling to people who had yet to grasp the ... More


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