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A history of the Royal College of Nursing 1916-1990 : a voice for nurses

Author: Susan McGann; M A Crowther; Rona Dougall
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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This title considers the history of nursing from political, social and economic points of view and sheds light on both gender relations and the position of women in the work place in Britain since 1916.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan McGann; M A Crowther; Rona Dougall
ISBN: 9780719077951 0719077958 0719077966 9780719077968
OCLC Number: 317748939
Description: x, 358 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Foundations --
2. Consolidation --
3. The struggle for influence, 1930-45 --
4. Nursing and the National Health Service, 1945-50 --
5. The work and training of a nurse --
6. The 1960s : a decade of discontent --
7. A professional union --
8. Nurses, managers and politicians --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1. Timechart --
Appendix 2. RCN membership, 1916-2007 --
Appendix 3. Structure of the College, 1932-49 --
Appendix 4. Structure of the College, 1950-70 --
Appendix 5. Structure of the College, 1970-77.
Responsibility: Susan McGann, Anne Crowther, and Rona Dougall.

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