People's History of the NHS


Labour’s born in NHS

The Labour party launched this website in 2014. The calculation was that 97% of those born in Britain since 1948 had been delivered by the NHS. This indicates the relatively minor role of private health care across the period, though this remained the choice of many of the wealthy and famous. It was also an appeal that failed to address the meaning of the NHS to people born outside the UK but who often contributed so significantly as staff.


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