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, editor for focus section and introductory essay co-authored with Stephen Soanes,
Family and Community History, vol. 12, no. 2 (2009)


Peer-reviewed articles and essays

Eine Neubewertung der „Gift Relationship“ in der britischen Geschichte zum Freiwilligensektor [Rethinking the Gift Relationship in the British History of Voluntary Action] in Freiwilligenarbeit und gemeinnützige Organisationen im Wandel: Neue Perspektiven auf das 19. und 20. Jahrhundert [Volunteering and charitable organizations in flux: New perspectives on the 19th and 20th centuries], Historische Zeitschrift, supplement no. 76 (2019), pp. 33-64.

Gender, Money and Professional Identity: Medical Social Work and the Coming of the British National Health ServiceWomen’s History Review, vol. 27, no. 2 (2018), pp. 310-328 –  open access

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 (London: 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 (London: 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 (London: 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


Book reviews

The Reputation of Philanthropy since 1750: Britain and Beyond by Hugh CunninghamVoluntary Sector Review (forthcoming 2021)

The British Welfare Revolution, 1906-1914 by John CooperSocial History (forthcoming 2021)

The Charity Market and Humanitarianism in Britain, 1870-1914 by Sarah Roddy, Julie-Marie Strange and Bertrand (March 2020)

Can the Welfare State Survive? by Andrew Gamble; The Big Society Debate: A New Agenda for Social Welfare edited by Armine Ishkanian and Simon Szreter; and Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain: Other Worlds of Labour in the Twentieth Century edited by Peter Ackers and Alastair ReidCultural and Social History, vol. 17, no. 1 (2020), pp. 131-134

The Logic of Charity: Great Expectations in Hard Times by John Mohan and Beth BreezeVoluntary Sector Review, vol. 5, no. 3 (2017), pp. 355-356

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

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