"witness seminars" blog posts

The Development and Influence of Public Health Genomics

Posted on: 10 August 2022 | Category: Posts


The Origins and Establishment of NICE, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence

Posted on: 16 October 2020 | Category: Posts


Mersey Regional Health Authority, 1974-1994

Posted on: 13 June 2019 | Category: Posts

On 13 June 2019 Michael Lambert took the lead in convening a witness seminar on the history of Mersey Regional Health Authority – the organisation responsible for strategic oversight and the development of health services across Merseyside, the Wirral and Cheshire between 1974 and 1994.


Administration, Management and Training in the National Health Service: The Contribution of Professor Teddy Chester

Posted on: 14 March 2019 | Category: Posts


The Origins of the National Institute for Health Research

Posted on: 28 February 2018 | Category: Posts

On 28 February 2018 IPHS staff, led by Dr Paul Atkinson, held a witness seminar in London on the origins of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).


The Introduction of the NHS Internal Market

Posted on: 5 December 2017 | Category: Posts

On 5 December 2017, the project team held a witness seminar in London on the introduction of the NHS internal market in 1991, which introduced managed competition in the NHS, self-governing hospitals and GP fundholding.


The History of British Health Economics and the Role of the University of York

Posted on: 27 October 2017 | Category: Posts

On 27 October 2017 the project team held a witness seminar at the University of York which brought together ten economists from academia and government who played important roles in the development of the discipline from the 1960s and its growing importance in informing health policy.


The 1974 NHS Reorganisation

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | Category: Posts

On 9 November 2016 the project team held a witness seminar in London on the 1974 reorganisation of the NHS: the first major shake-up of the service since its foundation in 1948.