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