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  • Making British patients into consumers

    New article by Alex Mold published in the Lancet. ‘Few aspects of the doctor–patient relationship in the UK are as contentious as the idea that patients are consumers. While politicians claim to champion patients’ choice, some health professionals complain that the patient-consumer, misinformed by Google or other Internet searches, demands the “wrong” things. Health policy makers ... Read more

  • PhD Studentship

    The Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites applications for a doctoral studentship. The studentship is funded by the Wellcome Trust, as part of Dr Alex Mold’s Medical Humanities New Investigator Award on the place of the public in post-war British public health. Funding is available ... Read more

  • Book Launch – Anne Hardy: Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975.

    Book Launch - Anne Hardy: Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975. We held a book launch in the Manson Space at the School’s Keppel Street building on the 29th  of January 2015 to celebrate the book’s publication. Ingrid supervised the refreshments and Peter Barklem from Oxford University Press set out the stall displaying the book.  Colleagues from the School and UCL, and friends from other universities ... Read more