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As Britain became more industrialised, more people moved from the
country to the towns and cities to find work, meaning that there needed to
be more houses in a smaller space. This meant that conditions were
appalling no sanitation/clean water, crowded, unventilated.

For the first half of the 19th century,…

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different location. This event was known as the `Great Stink'. This caused
the MPs to realise that their city needed saving, so they turned to an
architect named Joseph Bazalgette. In 1855 he had been asked to draw
up plans for a network of underground tunnels (or sewers) to collect…

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o Ambulances
o Vaccination
o Health centres
o Health visiting, home nursing and aftercare of sick
o Maternity and child welfare.


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