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The Politics of General Practice

Charles Webster

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the different interventions of the central government in connection with general medical practice and primary health care since the National Health Service began in the late ... More


General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Irvine Loudon, John Horder, and Charles Webster (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book provides a history of general practice under the National Health Service, from 1948 to the present. Between them, the chapters cover all the main aspects of general practice, including ... More


A Decent Anonymity, 1960–1980

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/9780198202660.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the state-directed health and social services in Britain in the years 1960 to 1980.The issue of independence of the charities in ... More


General Practitioners and the Other Caring Professions

Margot Jefferys

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the changes that occurred during the first 50 years of the National Health Service that slowly transformed the orientation, occupational composition, and the typical size of ... More


The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Anne Digby

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is a major new study of the formative period in the development of modern general practice in the UK. Drawing upon an impressive range of hitherto unused archival material, the book analyses the ... More


The 1980s: Charitable Revival?

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/9780198202660.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The 1980s witnessed a new-model Conservative Party taking its revenge on the public sector, which equated with bureaucratic waste and national decline. ... More


A Fragile Partnership, 1948–1960

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/9780198202660.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The creation of the National Health Service pushed voluntarists to the periphery of the debate on health. The nationalization of the majority of ... More


The National Health Service

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the historical role that GPs played in shaping the National Health Service (NHS), and with the reception of the NHS by doctors and their patients. The creation of the NHS led ... More


The General Practitioner and Professional Organizations

Michael Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the professional organizations that represented general practitioners and how all of these organizations were opposed to the National Health Service Bill when it was introduced ... More


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

F. K. Prochaska

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202660
eISBN:
9780191675478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202660.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

British hospitals and their administration have changed dramatically since the 19th century, when the provision of medical care depended very heavily upon ... More


Some Aspects of Clinical Care in General Practice

Irvine Loudon and Mark Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the ways clinical care in general practice has changed since the National Health Service started, as well as the factors that contributed to this change. Some of the factors ... More


Introduction and Overview

David Morrell

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The National Health Service was introduced in January 1948 and has been around for no less than 50 years. This chapter discusses the different aspects of the National Health Service, based on the ... More


Public Health Work in the Soviet Occupation Zone

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter identifies crucial differences in the Soviet zone's conduct of health work which distinguishes it from the other zones. The fact that German doctors and health workers were drawn from ... More


Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Sokhieng Au

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the first half of the twentieth century, representatives of the French colonial health services actively strove to expand the practice of Western medicine in the frontier colony of Cambodia. ... More


Conserving Feminist Health Care, Confronting Anti-Abortion: The Atlanta Feminist Women’s Health Center

Jennifer Nelson

in More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter turns to the Atlanta Feminist Women's Health Center (FWHC), which opened in 1977. Like the Aradia feminists, the founders of the Atlanta FWHC hoped to provide feminist and ... More


‘Slummy Foreign Germs’: Medical Control and ‘Race Relations’, 1962–1971

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 revisits the tubercular migrant, now strongly racialized and subject to potentially exclusionary border health controls. How did the new vistas of surveillance and control created by the ... More


Genetically Ethnic? Genes, ‘Race’, and Health in Thatcher’s Britain

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Molecular genetics was an area in which elite British scientists and research institutions sought to compete on a global scale. Sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia, genetic conditions strongly ... More


Neurology and state medicine

Stephen T. Casper

in The neurologists: A history of a medical specialty in modern Britain, c.17892000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091926
eISBN:
9781781706992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Neurology's twin programme – its scientific research and clinical practice – never found an easy alliance. The clinical work, the research, and the bureaucratic features and administrative needs of ... More


: Collusions and Conflict

in Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a structural overview of the French health services in Indochina, and of their position in colonial and international medical research, concentrating on Alexandre Yersin's ... More


‘Man against disease’: the medical Left and the lessons of science, 1918–48

John Stewart

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the period between the end of the First World War and the creation of the National Health Service, developments in biomedicine provided models for the social and political action of left-wing ... More


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