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Speaking for the patient as consumer in late 20th-century Britain

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Alex is a Wellcome Trust lecturer in history of medicine and author of Heroin: The Treatment of Addiction in Twentieth-Century Britain (2008), co-author of Voluntary Action and Illegal Drugs: Health and Society in Britain since the 1960s (2010) and co-editor of Public Health in History (2011). The seminar will draw on Alex’s important current project on the construction of patients as consumers since the 1960s, on which see her ‘Making the Patient-Consumer in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain’, Historical Journal, 2011; 54(2): 509-28.

This talk is part of the History of Medicine Seminars series.

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