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TITLE
Skye Crofters c.1900
EXTERNAL ID
HLH_DEWAR100_002A
PLACENAME
Skye
DISTRICT
Skye
PERIOD
1900s; 1910s
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
1573
KEYWORDS
Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee
Dewar Report
Dewar Committee
Dewar Centenary
Skye Crofters c.1900

The omission of crofters from the National Insurance Act was recognised in July 1912 with the appointment of the Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee.


This image is part of an online exhibition marking the centenary of The Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee, commonly referred to as the Dewar Committee after its chairman, Sir John Dewar MP. The Committee's report paved the way for the first state provided health service in the world, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service, which revolutionised medical provision and is considered to be the precursor to the National Health Service. Click here to go to the start of the exhibition.

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Skye Crofters c.1900

1900s; 1910s

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee; Dewar Report; Dewar Committee; Dewar Centenary

Highland Folk Museum

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee & Report

The omission of crofters from the National Insurance Act was recognised in July 1912 with the appointment of the Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee.<br /> <br /> <br /> <i>This image is part of an online exhibition marking the centenary of The Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee, commonly referred to as the Dewar Committee after its chairman, Sir John Dewar MP. The Committee's report paved the way for the first state provided health service in the world, the Highlands and Islands Medical Service, which revolutionised medical provision and is considered to be the precursor to the National Health Service. Click <a href=http://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/set/show_content_page.html?category=3&set=29&qw= >here</a> to go to the start of the exhibition.</i>