Section B/C – Questions on Public Health (worth 12 marks)Edit
Questions in both Sections are of the same style. Question (a) is worth 4 marks and question
(b) is worth 8 marks.
Question (a) will ask you to describe one of two aspects of the history of medicine. You only
need to explain about one of the aspects for this question.
Question (b) will ask you which of the two aspects was most important in bringing about
progress. For this q. you need to mention both aspects in your answer.
The questions will ask about one of the following aspects of the history of medicine:
(a) Choose one of the following individuals and explain what contribution they made to
changing attitudes about public health:
WILLIAM BEVERIDGE (4 marks)
(b) Which of these two individuals contributed the most to improving standards of public health
in Britain? (Refer to both individuals in your answer) (8 marks)
For section C on public health:
(a) Choose one of these two periods. Explain what attitudes towards public health were like
during that period:
MIDDLE AGES (4 marks)
(b) During which of these periods was there most progress in public health?
(Refer to both periods in your answer) (8 marks)
(a) Choose one of these factors, and explain how it has affected progress in public health:
WAR (4 marks)
(b) Which of these factors has been the most important in bringing about progress in public
health? (Refer to both factors in your answer) (8 marks)
Tips for success
- In both sections B and C, you have a choice of questions. Look carefully at parts (a) and(b) of both questions and choose the one you know the most about.
- DO NOT DO ALL OF THE QUESTIONS IN SECTIONS B AND C
- For q. (a) – explain in as much detail as possible. Give examples.
- For q. (b) – explain which you think was the most important as thoroughly as possible.
- Don’t worry about repeating something you have already written for q. (a).
- For q. (b) – also explain why the other aspect is not as important as the one you have chosen.