Typescript: "The hospitals in 1949"

Scope and Content

Typescript report on the first six months of the National Health Service. While Jefferson sees very little change in function, mostly in finance, he describes in details the strategies of the regional boards to create a workable service. The report covers distribution of specialist services, reviews and grading of professional staff. It includes sections on the relationship between hospitals and general practitioners, the Emergency Bed Service, medical records and groups of patients requiring specialist care on a regional or national basis.