People's History of the NHS

People’s Encyclopaedia

From Buggy Armies to X-Rays, from Old Age to Outsourcing, our People’s Encyclopaedia of the NHS covers topics you may not have considered – or may always have wondered about – in relation to the NHS.

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BBC Series

In 2018, we worked with 7Wonder to produce a three part documentary on the history of the NHS for the BBC. ‘The NHS: A People’s History’ aired in July 2018. Here you can watch contributors answer our questions about their NHS.

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Virtual Museum of the NHS

We have art museums, science museums, and even a Postal Museum, but no museum of the NHS. So why not take a stroll through our virtual People’s Museum of the NHS, and enjoy its treasures?

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Blog Archive

We have covered a lot of ground in our People’s History of the NHS blog, from party politics and vaccination to your first memories of the NHS, and where we can see the NHS in our homes. Read our thoughts and download our comic book here.

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Twitter Feed

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