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ABSE, Dannie (1923 - 2014), Specialist in charge of chest clinic, Central Medical Establishment, London, 1954–89; writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 385 words.

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Academic General Practice in Manchester under the Early National Health Service: A Failed Experiment in Social Medicine

MARK PERRY.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

During the Second World War, medical academics hoped to reform medical practice and education in Great Britain, increasing doctors' sensitivity to the social and environmental causes of ill...

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Access Anxiety: HIPAA and Historical Research

Susan C. Lawrence.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

October 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 15452 words.

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) establishes new standards for the protection of private health information...

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Accessing Empire: Irish Surgeons and the Royal Navy, 1840–1880

S. Karly Kehoe.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9881 words.

This article considers the role played by Irish and Catholic surgeons in the Royal Navy during the second half of the nineteenth century. Ireland’s significant links with imperial medicine...

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Accidents and Apathy: The Construction of the ‘Robens Philosophy’ of Occupational Safety and Health Regulation in Britain, 1961–1974

Christopher Sirrs.

in Social History of Medicine

February 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 11866 words.

The 1972 Robens Report is widely regarded to have provided the underlying rationale for the ‘modern’ system of occupational health and safety regulation in Britain, embodied in the Health...

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Accountability, Entitlement, and Control Issues and Voluntary Hospital Funding <i>c</i>1860–1939

STEVEN CHERRY.

in Social History of Medicine

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

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New income sources, revised organizational principles, treatment charges and a broader social range of patients featured in late nineteenth- and...

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Accounts of Innocence: Sexual Abuse, Trauma, and the Self

Andrea Tone.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 526 words.

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ACHESON, (Ernest) Donald (1926 - 2010), Chief Medical Officer, Departments of Health and of Social Security (formerly Department of Health and Social Security), Department of Education and Science and Home Office, 1983–91

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 516 words.

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ACHESON, Roy Malcolm (1921 - 2003), Professor of Community Medicine, University of Cambridge, 1976–88, then Emeritus; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1976

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 430 words.

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ACKERS, James George (1935 - 2008), Chairman, West Midlands Regional Health Authority, 1982–93

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 145 words.

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