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Title Oral history, health and welfare / edited by Joanna Bornat [and others].
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Subject Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources.
Medical care -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources.
Oral history.
Health Services -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Social Welfare -- history.
United Kingdom.
Alt Name Bornat, Joanna.
Description 1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Family and vocation : career choice and the life histories of general practitioners / Michael Bevan -- The role of the community pharmacist in health and welfare 1991-1986 / Stuart Anderson and Virginia Berridge -- Recollections of the pioneers of the geriatric medicine specialty / Margot Jefferys -- The last years of the workhouse, 1930-1965 / John Adams -- The contribution of professional education and training to becoming a midwife, 1938-1951 / Maxine Rhodes -- Recollections of life 'on the district' in Scotland, 1940-1970 / Rona Ferguson -- Institutional abuse : memories of a 'special' school for visually impaired girls -- a personal account / Sally French with John Swain -- Oral history and the history of learning disability / Jan Walmsley and Dorothy Atkinson -- The recipients' view of welfare / Elizabeth Roberts -- HIV and Aids testimonies in the 1990s / Wendy Rickard -- The delivery of birth control advice in South Wales between the wars / Kate Fisher -- Midwives as 'mid-husbands'? Midwives and fathers / Robin Dixon -- The modern hospice movement : 'bright lights sparkling' or 'a bit of heaven for a few'? / Neil Small.
Note Print version record.
Summary Oral History, Health and Welfare discusses the significance of oral history to the history of the development of health and welfare provisions. It includes discussion on:* the end of the workhouse * professional education and training of midwives * HIV and Aids * birth control * the role of the community pharmacist * pioneers of geriatric medicine * oral history and the history of learning disability.
Note English.
ISBN 0203983254 (electronic bk.)
9780203983256 (electronic bk.)
0415191564 (cloth)
OCLC # 60770740
Additional Format Print version: Oral history, health and welfare. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415191564 (DLC) 99020476 (OCoLC)41086616

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