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The NHS: a brief history

Susan Cohen discusses the highs and lows of the NHS, from its creation in 1948 to the challenges it faces today

Published: January 22, 2021 at 12:25 pm
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Historian Susan Cohen discusses how Britain’s National Health Service has changed over the decades since its landmark creation in 1948. She explores the challenges of providing ‘cradle-to-grave care’ for all Britons, and discusses some of the biggest issues that the service has faced, including discrimination in the ranks, AIDS and Covid-19.

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