People's History of the NHS


Aneira Thomas interview

Aneira Thomas, the first baby born in the NHS, was interviewed for the Guardian in an article published on 17 September 2017. In the article, Thomas discusses how she felt about being a 'National Health baby' throughout her childhood, and her views on the NHS and its future today. That this interview was published shows enduring public interest in the 'foundation moment' of the NHS, and also suggests the ways in which being an NHS baby may shape one's personal history and politics.


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