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A HIDDEN HISTORY:
African Women and the
British Health Service

1930–2000

B

Brain Drain

Recruitment of African healthcare professionals resulting in detrimental impact of healthcare on the African continent.

Briggs Report (1972)

The report reviewed the role of the nurse and midwife in the hospital and community. The committee recommended that all students start on the same course, consisting of an 18-month foundation course leading to a certificate in nursing practice.

British Nationality Act 1948

An act that created the legal status Citizenship of the UK and Colonies (CUKC). This included Britons and Colonial British subjects under a single definition of British citizenship.

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