Medicine Transformed: On Access to Health Care

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Subject:
Arts
Provider:
Open University
Collection:
Open University OpenLearn
Level:
Post-secondary
Abstract:

Access to health care is important to all of us. Did the arrival of state medicine in the twentieth century mean that everyone had access to good medical services? If you fell sick in 1930 where could you get treatment - from a GP, a hospital, a nurse? This unit shows that in the early twentieth century, access to care was unequally divided. The rich could afford care; working men, women and children were helped by the state; others had to rely on their own resources.

Language:
English
Material Type:
Activities and Labs, Readings, Syllabi
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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