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TITLE
Laggan Parish Council Minute, 1892
EXTERNAL ID
HLH_DEWAR100_021
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Laggan
DATE OF IMAGE
1892
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
1652
KEYWORDS
Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee
Dewar Report
Dewar Committee
Dewar Centenary
Laggan Parish Council Minute, 1892

With little opportunity for private practice, the bulk of a Highland Doctor's income came from his work as Parish Medical Officer and unless he had some independent means the amount he received was difficult to live on.

Dr Campbell was appointed as Laggan Parish Medical Officer at a salary of £110 per year. Only five months after his appointment he was forced to request an increase.


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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Laggan Parish Council Minute, 1892

INVERNESS: Laggan

1890s

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

Highland Archive Centre

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee & Report

With little opportunity for private practice, the bulk of a Highland Doctor's income came from his work as Parish Medical Officer and unless he had some independent means the amount he received was difficult to live on. <br /> <br /> Dr Campbell was appointed as Laggan Parish Medical Officer at a salary of £110 per year. Only five months after his appointment he was forced to request an increase. <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>