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Dr Natalie Jones at the Welsh People’s History Society

July 7, 2018
Bedwellty House, Tredegar

Dr. Natalie Jones will be speaking to the Welsh People’s History Society in Tredegar on NHS and Culture. This celebration of the NHS at 70 will be held in Bedwellty House, former headquarters of Tredegar Urban District Council where Aneurin

Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference

July 11, 2018
Liverpool

The whole team (and friends!) will be presenting material from their research at the Society for the Social History of Medicine’s biennial conference in Liverpool. We will present a panel on NHS anniversaries and memories, and papers on a range of

NHS Roadshow and Heritage Day, Black Country Living Museum

July 21, 2018
Black Country Living Museum

This fascinating Heritage Day will feature talks from historians and Museum professionals putting the emergence of the NHS in to long term historical context.  Also a great opportunity to see the wonderful Black Country Living Museum. Times to be confirmed,

Science Museum Late

July 26, 2018
Science Museum, London

Planning is underway for an NHS-themed ‘Late’ event at the Science Museum, London.  We will feature short TED-style talks, craft activities, quizzes, and more! Further details to follow but for inquiries please email J.Crane.1@warwick.ac.uk.

Cultural Histories of National Health Care

September 18, 2018
University of Warwick

From 18-19th September, our team is hosting an academic conference around Cultural Histories of National Health Care, and in particular looking to place our work in broader contexts of modern British studies.  We have planned panels on everydayness, material culture,

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.

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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