Rowbotham got the job, and the two began organizing the community.
Most Owenite leaders feared Hodson’s community would be too small to survive, and the National Community Friendly Society never endorsed the project.
The practice is supporting the CCG (NHS England) to promote good practice with self-care and the prescribing of Over The Counter medicines from local pharmacies.
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A former Methodist lay preacher, Hodson was enamored with the ideas of Robert Owen, then England’s leading socialist.
Owen advocated a network of self-sufficient socialist colonies, but no one knew whether his ideas would work in practice.
You can pick up the self-care information fact sheets from reception, dispensary and the North Brink Pharmacy.