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  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    On Tuesday, 8th July 2014 to mark the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Centre hosted an afternoon workshop to discuss the historical development of health and safety in Britain over the last few decades. Bringing together a range of professions, including historians, epidemiologists and civil servants, the workshop ... Read more

  • Jimmy Savile investigations

    As part of the NHS and Department of Health investigations into matters relating to Jimmy Savile, historians gave historical evidence at a special forum at King’s College London.  For details of Centre members involvement in the forum see the following link: http://www.historyandpolicy.org/consultations/consultations/jimmy-savile-investigations Alex Mold’s work is cited in this report: http://savilereport.leedsth.nhs.uk/40482-LIBRA-main-accessible-v0.3.pdf Read more

  • Communicating Health, Communicating Disease: Film Screening and Discussion

    Blog Post about Communicating Health, Communicating Disease: Film Screening and Discussion Want to know more about our first event? Then check out this blog post on the LSHTM’s Chariot Site Read more