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Disability and Social Policy in Britain since 1750: a History of Exclusion
List of Illustrations Foreword C.Barnes Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: INSTITUTIONAL LIVING Workhouses Hospitals Asylums Schools PART II: COMMUNITY LIVING Work Financial Relief Community Care
Personal Trouble or Public Issue? Towards a Model of Policy for People with Physical and Mental Disabilities
ABSTRACT For many years, community solutions have been the favoured response to physical and mental disability, but theoretical frameworks to guide these policies have not developed alongside the
Disability and Attitudes to Family Care in Britain: Towards a Sociological Perspective
ABSTRACT Attitudes to family care are critical to the quality of community support offered to people with physical and mental handicaps. Yet despite their importance, they have attracted
Nursing and Midwifery in Britain Since 1700
A stimulating collection of research-based essays explores and compares the distinct histories of nursing and midwifery in Britain from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the modern day.
Nursing History: An Irrelevance for Nursing Practice?
  • A. Borsay
  • History
    Nursing History Review
  • 1 January 2009
The Monica Baly Lecture is exploring three principal themes: the development of nursing history since 1900; the origins of the medical model that continues to inform the British health care system; and the ways historical scholarship can offset the worst effects of this model by facilitating critical reflection on professional identity, patient perspectives, and evidence-based decision making.
"Persons of honour and reputation": the voluntary hospital in an age of corruption.
  • A. Borsay
  • History, Economics
    Medical history
  • 1 July 1991
The frequency with which corruption erupted into Hanoverian politics is indicative of an ancien retgime adjusting to the economic conditions of a "modern" society.
Cash and Conscience: financing the General Hospital at Bath 1738-1750.
  • A. Borsay
  • Medicine
    Social history of medicine : the journal of the…
  • 1 August 1991