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The politics and ideology of local authority health care in Sheffield 1918-1948

  title={The politics and ideology of local authority health care in Sheffield 1918-1948},
  author={Tim Willis},
  • T. Willis
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Political Science, Medicine, History
This thesis examines local authority health policy in Sheffield from 1918 to 1948. Sheffield was the first British city to elect a Labour Council in 1926. The Sheffield Labour Party pursued a policy of municipal socialism campaigning on a platform of service provision to include housing, health, education and transport. Health and hospital policies were closely related. In hospital policy the Council operated within a mixed economy of health care to provide a municipal general hospital… 
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