A Close and Practical Association with the Medical Profession: Scottish Medical Social Workers and Social Medicine, 1940–1975

@article{Nottingham2007ACA,
  title={A Close and Practical Association with the Medical Profession: Scottish Medical Social Workers and Social Medicine, 1940–1975},
  author={C Nottingham and RONA DOUGALL},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={2007},
  volume={51},
  pages={309 - 336}
}
This study is concerned with the development of the profession of almoner (renamed medical social worker in the 1960s) in Scotland in the period from the outbreak of the SecondWorldWar until the mid-1970s. In addition to primary and secondary documentary sources, it is based on extended interviews with practitioners of different generations, the collected… CONTINUE READING