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Family planning in community medicine.

Date
1973
  • Film

About this work

Description

This film looks at how effective family planning can help to prevent over-population in the UK. It begins with 'A Consultant Gynaecologist' describing how population growth will affect all our lives leading to less desirbable housing, over-crowded schools and a stretched health service. Professor Andrew B. Semple CBE, Medical Officer of Health, Liverpool, talks further about these problems - his account is illustrated by rather bleakly portrayed scenes of urban Liverpool. He says family planning is essential and describes how he is attempting to make it work in Liverpool. 'A Female General Practitioner', out and about in her car in High Wycombe, describes how hard it can be to get women to use contraception. The film ends with a wonderful talk on the kinds of contraception available, with examples, by Aviva Wiseman, Medical Officer for the Family Planning Association.

Publication/Creation

England Family Planning Association, 1973.

Physical description

1 film reel (21.45 min.) : sound, colour, 16 mm. Negative.
1 film reels (21.45 min.) : sound, colour, 16 mm. Negative.

Notes

Made by London Film Associates. Presented by SEARLE.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    Closed stores 3384F

    Access

    By appointment
  • Location

    Closed stores 3384FM

    Access

    By appointment
  • Location

    Closed stores 3384FM

    Access

    By appointment

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