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Response to Review of Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Carers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

I would like to thank Niall McCrae for his very interesting and wide-ranging review. It certainly encourages reflection about past, present and future approaches to the history of mental health nursing within both the history of nursing and the histories of the different services and facilities such nurses staffed. My personal research has concentrated onContinue reading “Response to Review of Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Carers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries”

Outside the Walls of the Asylum: The History of Care in the Community 1750-2000

This collection of essays represents an ambitious attempt to investigate the history of community care in Britain and Ireland from 1750 to the present. Community care is examined as both a social phenomenon and a distinct gov ernment programme. Exciting original research is used to illuminate ongoing historical debates and contextualise current concerns about theContinue reading “Outside the Walls of the Asylum: The History of Care in the Community 1750-2000”