At the start of the 20th century who was still responsible in the family for treating most illnesses and caring for the sick?
Why were most illnesses treated with patent medicines or preparations bought from a chemist rather than by a doctor?
What remedies continued to be used in the early 20th century?
Minor surgery was done by a doctor or general practitioner, but for anything serious where did people go?
Why kind of care did hospitals offer?
Some treatments were aimed at specific groups such as for people with Tuberculosis to recover, it was ensured that they had...
Since many hospitals were funded by charity, what was vital?
In 1912 when Queen Alexandra started a national Rose day-volunteers sold roses to raise money for hospitals - how much money was raised?
By 1900, most people had built what to care for the poor?
In 1907 what was introduced?
Which Act applied to working men where their employers and the government all paid into a fund to cover doctors' fees and medical costs if a worker became ill?
By 1900, what did doctors have to have?
What would have doctors done while training?
Increasingly, what did doctors choose to become?
What was the 1902 Midwives Act?
What Act set up the General Nursing Council to enforce high standards of training for nurses, in 1919?
During the later part of the 19th Century, what had the government began to do?
When did the Government's change of attitude reinforce?
Since Britain relied on her army and navy to control a large empire, what then became an important issue for the government? (late 1900's)
Where were there fewer doctors?
If the patient could not pay them, what could the doctor do?
What was set up in 1919 which gave the government an overview of health care provision for the whole country?
What was the Ministry of Health an important step in?
Even after the Ministry of Health was set up, what did actual provision continue to be?
What shocked the government and led to a vaccination programme offering free immunisation?
Although the government was taking an increased role in improving the health of the nation, by 1939 there was still no...?