Publications

Books and edited collections

♦ Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare, 1918-48  (Manchester University Press, 2017) open access e-book

♦ Understanding the Roots of Voluntary Action: Historical Perspectives on Current Social Policy, edited with Colin Rochester, Alison Penn and Meta Zimmeck (Sussex Academic Press, 2011)

♦ Healthcare and the Community in Modern Britain, focus section edited and introductory essay co-authored with Stephen Soanes for Family and Community History, vol. 12, no. 2 (2009)

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Peer-reviewed articles and essays

♦ Gender, Money and Professional Identity: Medical Social Work and the Coming of the British National Health ServiceWomen’s History Review  (forthcoming in print 2018) – already available online open access

♦ Rethinking the Gift Relationship: Philanthropy in Modern British History (to be translated and published in German), Historische Zeitschrift special issue on voluntary action (forthcoming 2017)

♦ The Birth of the Pregnant Patient-Consumer? Payment, Paternalism and Maternity Hospitals in Early Twentieth-Century England in Jennifer Evans and Ciara Meehan (eds), Perceptions of Pregnancy from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) 

♦ Paying for Health: Comparative Perspectives on Patient Payment & Contributions for Hospital Provision in Ireland with Donnacha Seán Lucey in Lucey and Virginia Crossman (eds) Healthcare in Ireland and Britain from 1850: Voluntary, Regional and Comparative Perspectives (IHR, 2015) e-book open access

♦ Healthcare as Nation-Building: The Case of the British National Health Service with Glen O’Hara in Paul Weindling (ed.) Healthcare in Private and Public from the Early Modern Period to 2000 (Routledge, 2014)

♦ “Open the Other Eye”: Payment, Civic Duty and Hospital Contributory Schemes in Bristol, c.1927-48Medical History, vol. 54, no. 4 (2010), pp. 475-494 – open access

♦ The Patient Contract in Bristol’s Voluntary Hospitals, c.1918-29,  University of Sussex Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 11 (2007), pp. 1-16 – open access

♦ “Co-operate! Co-ordinate! Unify!” The 1920 Proposal to Amalgamate the Medical Charities of BristolSouthern History, vol. 29 (2007), pp. 83-106

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Book reviews

♦ Voluntarisms and the Welfare State: Histories and Policies review essay, Cultural and Social History (forthcoming 2018)

♦ The Logic of Charity: Great Expectations in Hard Times edited by Beth Breeze and John MohanVoluntary Sector Review (forthcoming 2017)

♦ Almost Worthy: The Poor, Paupers, and the Science of Charity in America, 1877-1917 by Brent RuswickVoluntary Sector Review, vol. 5, no. 3 (2014), pp. 417-418

♦ The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society edited by Matthew Hilton and James McKayContemporary British History, vol. 26, no. 2 (2012), pp. 255-256