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TITLE
Lochbroom District Nursing Association Minutes, 24 June 1916
EXTERNAL ID
HLH_DEWAR100_030
DISTRICT
Lochbroom
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochbroom
DATE OF IMAGE
24 June 1916
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
1687
KEYWORDS
Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee
Dewar Report
Dewar Committee
Dewar Centenary
Lochbroom District Nursing Association Minutes, 24 June 1916

Between 1916 and 1920 the number of Parish or District Nursing Associations increased fivefold. Constitutions were written to specifically include the treatment of patients under the Highlands and Islands Medical Scheme in order to become eligible for grants.


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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Lochbroom District Nursing Association Minutes, 24 June 1916

ROSS: Lochbroom

1910s

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

Highland Archive Centre

Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee & Report

Between 1916 and 1920 the number of Parish or District Nursing Associations increased fivefold. Constitutions were written to specifically include the treatment of patients under the Highlands and Islands Medical Scheme in order to become eligible for grants.<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>