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Health and Society in Britain since 1939

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ISBN-10: 0521576415

ISBN-13: 9780521576413

Edition: 1999

Authors: Virginia Berridge, Maurice Kirby

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British health policy has undergone enormous change in the post-war era. The NHS established in the post-war period has been constantly reorganised, and the role of doctors and associated medical professions has radically changed. This book considers the changes in health policy and in the service provided by the NHS, and examines in detail the mixed economy of health care and the role of different providers of health care, as well as their relationships both with recipients of care and the state. In doing so, Professor Berridge sheds light on the increasingly important part that lay people, especially women, have played in the provision of health care and looks at community care and the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/27/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 146
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction: Historiographical contexts. Writing about the war and the post-war period
Health and the Second World War
Health policy, health and society, 1948-1974
Health policy, health and society, 1974-1990s
Conclusion
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