This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.
In 1948 for the first time hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists came together under one service available to everyone according to need, free at the point of use. The NHS was born.
We explore people’s views on the NHS at 80 and beyond in our national conversation #NHS100 As the NHS turns 70 Healthwatch Engalnd is turning its focus to the future, asking people some big questions about three key areas of their health and social care: • People's health and care needs now and in the future • People's relationships with their doctors, nurses and other health professionals • Technology, and how it's revolutionising the types of treatments available and how we interact with services, but also comes with some big practical and ethical questions. Join in the conversation on social [...]
BBC - Forget 70 - what will the NHS look like at 100?
BBC - The NHS at 70: A timeline in pictures
Congratulations to Rose Bennett, a cleaner at St James Hospital Milton, who has been recognised for her dedication with an NHS ‘Health Heroes’ award for Lifetime Achievement. Rose has worked at St James for 46 years and in that time has kept the premises clean, improving the lives and helping the recovery of tens of thousands of patients. The Chief Executive of NHS England Sir Simon Stevens presented the award to Rose at a special ceremony. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth NHS cleaner scoops top award
Last night the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth Harbour was lit in blue to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.
On Thursday Healthwatch Portsmouth joined the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, local NHS organisations, staff, school children and members of the public in a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS. Portsmouth News - Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square is taken over for a healthy party for NHS70