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Professor Roberta Bivins at the Royal College of Physicians

October 26, 2018
Royal College of Physicians

Roberta Bivins will speak about the NHS at the Royal College of Physicians’ 500th Anniversary celebrations. For a peek at all their exciting events to celebrate this momentous anniversary, follow this link.

The Disease of Caring: Medical Professionals and Activism from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

October 26, 2018
School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

Jenny Crane from our team is speaking at the roundtable of this brilliant sounding conference with Dr Julian Simpson and Dr Alex Mold.  The broader conference looks set to be brilliant and is described below.  Place are still available to

Building, Rebuilding, Unbuilding the NHS: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

March 16, 2019
Black Country Living Museum

Building, Unbuilding, Rebuilding the NHS: A Heritage Study Day Black Country Living Museum Higher than the handsomest hotel The lucent comb shows up for miles Philip Larkin, The Building (1972) Hospital buildings are a ubiquitous feature of British daily life,

Privacy, Literacy and the Self: Conference in Honour of David Vincent
June 27, 2015
Open University in London

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History of Modern Medicine and Biology Seminar
October 13, 2015
University of Cambridge

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Visit to ‘Keep Our NHS Public’ Coventry and Warwickshire
February 2, 2016
Dales Street Church, Leamington Spa

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NHS: Past and Future
February 16, 2016
Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick

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Visit to the Leamington History Group
March 1, 2016
South Lodge, Jephson Gardens

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Social History Society Conference
March 21, 2016
Lancaster University

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Revisit to Leamington Spa History Society
March 22, 2016
South Lodge, Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa

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Symposium: People-Powered Medicine
May 7, 2016
Royal College of Surgeons, London

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‘Meet the Expert’ at ThinkTank Science
June 3, 2016
ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum

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People’s History at the Dunchurch Ladies Choir
June 15, 2016
Dunchurch, Warwickshire

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NHS Roadshow, Thackray Museum, Leeds
July 16, 2016
Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

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Talk at Cafe Scientique Leamington Spa: ‘Science Research in the NHS’
July 18, 2016
St Patricks Irish Club, Riverside Walk, Adelaide Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AH, Upstairs function room (no lift available).

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Panel Discussion: ‘What Would a Museum of the NHS Look Like?’
July 21, 2016
Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

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NHS Roadshow, People’s History Museum, Manchester
August 11, 2016
People's History Museum, Manchester

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Panel Discussion: ‘A National Religion? Activism, Public Opinion and the NHS’
August 11, 2016
People's History Museum, Manchester

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History and the NHS Workshop, Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting
September 15, 2016
Exhibition Centre, University of York

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Draw Your NHS!
October 1, 2016
Children's Department, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

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Panel talk: ‘What’s cultural about the NHS?’
October 18, 2016
University of Warwick campus

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NHS Editathon!
November 22, 2016
Wellcome Trust Library, London

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NHS Roadshow in Rugby!
February 23, 2017
Rugby Art Gallery

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Book Launch: Payment and Philanthropy before the NHS
April 3, 2017
Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London

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Diet in Institutions of Care: History & Policy
April 21, 2017
University of Warwick

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UNISON Health Conference Stall
April 23, 2017
BT Centre, Liverpool

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NHS Roadshow, St Fagan’s Museum, Wales
June 17, 2017
St Fagan's Museum, Wales

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Policy engagement at local level – a workshop for historians
September 8, 2017
University of Leeds

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Understanding the NHS Over Time: Archives, Voices, Policy
September 26, 2017
The King's Fund 11-13 Cavendish Square London W1G 0AN

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Exhibition: One Last Look
October 3, 2017
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

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NHS Roadshow, Edinburgh!
January 8, 2018
Edinburgh Central Library

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The People’s Health Open Evening
April 24, 2018
Modern Records Centre, Coventry

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The NHS at 70: Seeing and ‘Selling’ Britain’s National Health Service since 1948
July 6, 2018
The National Archives, Kew (London)

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Dr Natalie Jones at the Welsh People’s History Society
July 7, 2018
Bedwellty House, Tredegar

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Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference
July 11, 2018
Liverpool

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NHS Roadshow and Heritage Day, Black Country Living Museum
July 21, 2018
Black Country Living Museum

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Science Museum Late
July 25, 2018
Science Museum, London

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Cultural Histories of National Health Care
September 18, 2018
University of Warwick

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Public Engagement Workshop
September 25, 2018
University of Exeter, TBC

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