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    • Healthcare: Family and Women -  Grace Fox

    • Hyde, Colin; Bird, Terese
    • Arrived in Leicester in 1965, health visitor in the West End community. People we very welcoming. Issues such as large families in small houses, womens health under threat. Womens tolerance of ill health greater during the last century. Hazel...
    • Health; Health & hygiene facilities; Health & welfare; Health care; Health care facilities; Health care personnel; Communities; Immunisation;
    • Corah Employees Handbook, 1954

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • Printed handbook for employees of N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; Employment
    • Interview with Grace Fox: Write up

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Grace Fox talks about her time as a health worker in the West End.
    • Community; Neighborhoods; Housing; Visiting; Health & hygiene facilities; Health & welfare; Health care; Health care personnel; Health education; Illness; Ethnic groups; Ethnic Minorities; Ethnicity; Overcrowding; Pollution; Demolition;...
    • Interview with Grace Fox: Audio

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Grace Fox talks about her time as a health worker in the West End. 37mins 48secs
    • Community; Neighborhoods; Housing; Visiting; Health & hygiene facilities; Health & welfare; Health care; Health care personnel; Health education; Illness; Ethnic groups; Ethnic Minorities; Ethnicity; Overcrowding; Pollution; Demolition;...
    • Interview with Stanley Tipton

    • Tipton, Stanley
    • Secretary of the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Recalls starting work as a junior clerk in 1930 and mentions the other hospitals in Leicester at that time. Talks about unemployment and health insurance, other health insurance schemes and payment for...
    • Hospitals; Unemployment; Health care;
    • Interview with Joan Elizabeth Robson

    • Robson, Joan Elizabeth
    • Describes joining Leicester General Hospital in 1943, strict discipline, menial tasks, rules, procedures, processing wounded soldiers. Brief mention of matron Miss Livermore, lack of impact of National Health Service, creation of state enrolled...
    • Health; Work; Women; Institutional care;
    • Interview with Dr. Maurice Millard

    • Millard, Maurice. Dr
    • Leicester doctor in General Practice describes the work of himself and his father, who was Medical Officer of Health for Leicester between 1901 and 1936. Describes the need to improve housing and sanitation conditions in Leicester's slum areas and...
    • Health care; Poverty; Housing; Sanitation;
    • Interview with Ernest Frizelle

    • Frizelle, Ernest
    • Recalls medical training in Belfast and graduate training at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital before coming to Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1926. Describes the staff at the hospital and treatments available for various conditions in the 1920s and...
    • Health; Work;
    • Interview with Alice Hannah

    • Hannah, Alice
    • Recalls the First World War, particularly soldiers on leave being reluctant to return to the front, rationing and horses being taken for the war effort. Talks about men suffering the effects of gas and shell shock and the influenza epidemics. Talks...
    • Health; World War I; World War II;
    • Interview with Tom Jones

    • Jones, Tom
    • Born and raised in a mining village in South Wales. Describes the mining community he was brought up in and worked in, including the poverty, housing and Medical Aid society. Describes starting work down the pit from fourteen years of age and the...
    • Work; Health; Poverty; Emigration & immigration;
    • Interview with Mrs E. M. Brown

    • Brown, E.M.
    • Recalls childhood in Leicester, including attending a playschool in Belgrave Road. Talks about her father not having to fight during the First World War and Belgian refugees. Mentions starting work as an office junior. Describes fear of air raids,...
    • Education; World War I; Work; Health; Entertainment; World War II;
    • Evidence of Public Health Inspector, slum clearance, 1973

    • Stacey, Colin William - Chief Public Health Inspector for the City of Leicester
    • Evidence of Colin Stacey, Chief Public Health Inspector for the City of Leicester, at Public Inquiry relating to Walnut Street area Compulsory Purchase Order. Declares housing unfit for human habitation and recommends demolition.
    • Urban regeneration; Planning; Slum clearance; Public Inquiries; Housing; Public Health
    • Interview with Olive Rudkin

    • Rudkin, Olive
    • Recalls early life in Belgrave area of Leicester. Describes the housing and everyday life in the area. Mentions children's play, school, pawning clothes, health care and days out in the countryside. Describes in detail work in the hosiery industry.
    • City & town life; Childhood & youth; Play (Recreation); Pawnshops; Health; Hosiery industry;

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