Women Health and Welfare The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network 10th Anniversary Conference Saturday 26 June 2004 9.30-4.30pm University of the West of England, HLSS Faculty, St Matthias Campus, Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2JP Plenary Speaker: Maria Luddy, The Welfare of Unmarried Mothers in Ireland in the early Twentieth Century

Other speakers and topics will include:

Pamela Dale: Interwar Mental Deficiency Services Androniki Dialeti: Women’s Health in Counter-Reformation Italy Cynthia Hammond: The Bath Female Home, Penitentiary and Lock Hospital Kath Holden: Single Carers in Interwar England Jane Howells: Nursing in 19th Century Salisbury Carrie Howse: Rural District Nursing in Gloucestershire 1880-1925 Christi Keating Sumich: Women and Syphilis in Early Modern England Stephanie Kirby: Women and Poor Law nursing reform Moira Martin: Women and the English Poor Law Sile O’Connor: Women and the eighteenth-century sick chamber Emily Payne: Venereal Disease during the Great War Margaret Ritchie: Health http://nosubhealth.com/product/valtrex/ provision for women fish industry workers, 1900-1950 Kay Saunders: Bodily Perfection and Disability in Australia Linda Walker: The Health of Female Shop Workers and Legislative Reform Pamela J Wood and Maralyn Foureur: Midwifery services in New Zealand, 1905-1930

Katherine Holden, Faculty of HLSS, University of the West of Emgland St Matthias Campus, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2JP (+44)(0)117 344 4395 Email: [email protected] Visit the website at http://humanities.uwe.ac.uk/swhisnet/swhisnet.htm