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  • Free online course: A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain – Starting 9th April 2018

    Free online course: A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain - Starting 9th April 2018A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain Understand where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today and where it might go next https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/public-health-history #FLHistoryHealth Flyer A free online course on the history of public health in post-war Britain will start on the 9th of April 2018. The course is run by the Centre for History ... Read more

  • Health policy making in an era of reform: The New Zealand health system in the 1980s

    Date: 28 February 2018, 1–6pm Location: Federation of Graduate Women Suite, Old Government House, University of Auckland, New Zealand Overview The era of economic reform in the 1980s was also a pivotal moment in the history of New Zealand’s health system. There was a growing sense of the need for change, rethinking and policy innovation. Focal points of debate were the ... Read more

  • Holloway Prison: History & Health Exhibition

    This exhibition explores the history of HMP Holloway, the UK’s largest prison for women, which closed down in 2016. Using the issue of health and medical expertise within prisons as a common strand throughout Holloway’s history, it looks at staff and buildings, conditions, protests, and the women in prison themselves. It also reflects upon Holloway’s contested legacy, ... Read more