Health Services in England - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483167800, 9781483195285

Health Services in England

1st Edition

Authors: R. C. Wofinden
eBook ISBN: 9781483195285
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1947
Page Count: 204
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Description

Health Services in England describes and studies the health services in England. Specifically, this book looks into the treatment of the sick; the preservation of health and control of the spread of the diseases; and the achievements of the health services in the featured country. This text concludes with some criticisms and plans for a national health service in England. This book will be very invaluable to those in the field of medicine, including students and experts, as well as to those in the related fields.

Table of Contents


Contents

I.—Introductory

Preface

II.—The Treatment of the Sick

General Practitioner Services , Including The District

Medical Service

District Nursing Service

Hospitals and Specialists

Voluntary Hospitals

Municipal Hospitals

Criticism of Hospital Arrangements

The Emergency Medical Service

III.—The Preservation of Health

Environmental Services

Water Supplies and Sewage Disposal

Housing

Occupation and Health

Atmospheric Pollution

Food and Drugs Legislation

The Control of Infectious Diseases

The Personal Health Services

Maternity and Child Welfare Services

School Health Services

Industrial Health Services

The Control of Tuberculosis

The Control of Venereal Disease

The Peckham Pioneer Health Center

Dental Services

Mental Health Services

Nutrition

Economic and Social Measures For Preserving Health

Public Provision for the Aged

Unemployment Insurance and Assistance

National Health Insurance

Workmen's Compensation

Health Education

International Health Organizations

IV. —The Achievements of the Health Services

Infant Mortality

Maternal Mortality

Results of Mass Medical Examinations

Mortality-Rates and Epidemics

Tuberculosis

Problem Families

General Advances in Medicine

V . —The Future

Some Criticisms of the Existing Health Services

Plans For A National Health Service

The Future Training of Doctors

The Future of the Dental Services

Medical Research

The Patient

VI.—Postscript

National Health Service Act,1946

Index


Details

No. of pages:
204
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2047
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483195285

About the Author

R. C. Wofinden