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The Ministry of Health (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Sir Arthur Newsholme


272 pages

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First published in 1925, this book explores public health and its administration. It looks at both local and central health administration and surveys the various departments including The Board of Education and The Home Office. The book discusses motives, principles, and results of reform in the sector and gives a history of public health services. Other chapters include those on public health as a career, poor law and public health administration, and health insurance.

Table of Contents

1. History of Public Health Services 2. An Incomplete Ministry of Health 3. Health Officers of Local Atuthorities 4. Local Ministration of Health 5. The Scope of Public Health Work 6. The Principles of Public Health Administration 7. The Ministry of Health 8. Other Central Health Authoritie: A. The Home Office 9. Other Central Health Authorities: B. The Board of Education 10. The Ministry of Health in Relation to Local Authorities 11. Public Health Administration in Relation to Sanitary Circumstances 12. Destitution and the Public Health 13. Poor Law and Public Health Administration 14. Health Insurance and the Public Health 15. Administration of Health Insurance and the Public Health 16. The Ministration of Health for Children 17. The Treatment of Certain Diseases in Public Health Administration: Turberculosis 18. The Treatment of Certain Diseases in Public Health Administration: Venerable Diseases 19. Public Health as a Career: and Summary of Preceding Chapters

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Routledge Revivals

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues
MEDICAL / Administration