• 1948
  • The NHS in Scotland was established as a separate entity with its own legislation, the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1947, from the foundation of the NHS in 1948. (wikipedia.org)
  • THE INTRODUCTION of a scheme bringing free health care to all was positively revolutionary in 1948, when the country was still suffering post-war austerity and where rationing would still be in place for another six years. (shetlandtimes.co.uk)
  • In 1948, only half of all people in Scotland were registered with GPs and now, for the first time, they could benefit from free treat-ment, and, as other services such as dental and optical came under the NHS umbrella, free dentures and free spectacles as well. (shetlandtimes.co.uk)
  • Minister
  • A national health service was one of the fundamental assumptions in the Beveridge Report which Arthur Greenwood, Labour's Deputy Leader and wartime Cabinet Minister with responsibility for post-war reconstruction had successfully pressed the cabinet to commission from economist and social reformer William Beveridge. (wikipedia.org)
  • In my time as Minister of Alberta Health and Wellness, I have been continually impressed with the level of commitment and passion that nurses bring to their profession and the positive difference they make in the lives of Albertans each and every day. (issuu.com)
  • care
  • Dr A. J. Cronin's controversial novel The Citadel, published in 1937, had fomented extensive concern about the severe inadequacies of health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Being a shrewd political operator, Bevan managed to push through the radical health care reform measure by dividing and cajoling the opposition, as well as by offering lucrative payment structures for consultants. (wikipedia.org)
  • But it is not until the 19th century that we see these principles applied in health care settings in a purposeful, organized manner. (idyllarbor.com)
  • She chastised health care administrators to be more inclusive in their provision of services to patients: 'Bearing in mind that you have all these varieties of employment which the sick cannot have, bear also in mind to obtain them all the varieties which they can enjoy' (Nightingale, 1859, p. 36). (idyllarbor.com)
  • Our Vision Licensed Practical Nurses are a nurse of choice, trusted partners and valued professionals in the health care system. (issuu.com)
  • The CLPNA embraces change that serves the best interests of the public, the profession, and a quality health care system. (issuu.com)
  • Our health determines the quality of life we enjoy, our capacity to pursue what we want in life and our ability to care for our families and build and sustain vibrant communities. (issuu.com)
  • public
  • Sent free upon request to responsible individual agencies, organizations and libraries Address: E.S.C. Information Service, P. O. Box 589, Raleigh, N. C. COVER LEGEND What better illustration to medical services than the sm faced youngster and the public r nurse? (ncdcr.gov)
  • There followed the innovation of mass immunisation, and the distri-bution of free cod liver oil, orange juice and National Dried Milk for babies, which saw a dramatic improvement in public health. (shetlandtimes.co.uk)
  • concern
  • Dr. Crosby continued: "The national interest and concern today have placed more emphasis on the needs for more health workers to provide the optimum of services and facilities to maintain a high level of health for our citizens. (ncdcr.gov)
  • physical
  • Tracing the development of recreational therapy from idea to idea leads one on a journey first traversed by men and women who shared a common conviction that experiences yielding perceptions of peacefulness, well-being, mastery, joy, discovery, concentration, belonging, support and delight had positive impacts on the physical and mental health of human beings and aided their recovery from illness or injury. (idyllarbor.com)
  • medical
  • The nation faces a shortage of qualified and skilled medical service workers at a time when increasing population taxes existing hospital and other medical facilities. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Commenting on the medical demands exerted by the new Medicare Law, the Health Planning Council for Central North Carolina predicted that "we will continue to pay the price of shortages of personnel and facilities, expensive instances of duplicated effort, and inefficient utilization of skilled health workers. (ncdcr.gov)
  • These shortages, which have gradually increased during the past decade, came basically, because the number of persons entering health service occupations has not kept pace with the growing demands for medical treatment from an increasing population. (ncdcr.gov)
  • One organization in North Carolina, "Health Careers," was established solely to recruit and influence young persons toward health service jobs, and all of our medical insti-tutions and professional associations, in some degree are assuming the task of personnel training to fill job vacancies. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Retired county sanitary in-spector Douglas Smith (who worked in the sanitary department within the remit of the Medical Officer of Health Dr Sandy Black, which also had district nurses as part of the department) recalled the days when there was virtually no piped water outside Lerwick and Scalloway. (shetlandtimes.co.uk)
  • State
  • And the critical situation we face now in North Carolina and in the nation will get worse before it gets better," reports the State Department of Health. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Most industries in our State require additional skilled workers, and our health service industry, if it can be called that, is in no less straits for the qualities of skilled and trained technicians-whether it be the clinical competence of a laboratory director, the efficiency of a registered nurse, the dexterous sense of the physician or the professionalism of the hospital administrator. (ncdcr.gov)