Health Services in England

Health Services in England

1st Edition - January 1, 1947

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  • Author: R. C. Wofinden
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195285

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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.

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  • Contents



    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


    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


    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


    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


    National Health Service Act,1946


Product details

  • No. of pages: 204
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1947
  • Published: January 1, 1947
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195285

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