Dates (Public Health)

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A-Level History (Public Health year 11) Flashcards on Dates (Public Health), created by savanna q on 26/04/2013.
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1906 local councils were told to provide free school meals for poor children.
1907 school medical examinations were ordered for all children
1908 Old-age pensions were introduced.
1911 National Insurance (free medical treatment for workers who fell ill) was introduced.
1848 the first Public Health Act caused the setting up of a Board of Health, and gave towns the right to appoint a Medical Officer of Health.
1853 vaccination against smallpox was made compulsory.
1854 Improvements in hospital hygiene were introduced (thanks in large part to Florence Nightingale).
1875 A Public Health Act enforced laws about slum clearance, provision of sewers and clean water, and the removal of nuisances.
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