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‘The NHS … should not be condemned to the history books’: public engagement as a method in social histories of medicine

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This article explores the public engagement work of the Cultural History of the National Health Service (NHS) project, conducted at the University of Warwick between 2016 and 2019 and aiming to explore the meanings attached to Britain’s NHS over its 70-year history. The article situates public engagement as a critical methodology for social historians of medicine, exploring how events deepened this project’s understandings of post-war welfare, childhood treatments and activist cultures. Throu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/shm/hkaa041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Social History of Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
3
Pages:
1005-1027
Publication date:
2020-05-15
Acceptance date:
2020-04-08
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EISSN:
1477-4666
ISSN:
0951-631X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1113195
Local pid:
pubs:1113195
Deposit date:
2020-06-19

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