People's History of the NHS


NHS Lanyard

Signifies the staff, doctors and administrative staff of the NHS. These people are the face of the NHS. Shared uniform and identity. ID bagde makes it less personal- more formal.

Dan Parker, Rhiannon Hall


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  1. The lanyard is clearly a key object in the everyday life of the NHS and in the encounter between staff, and between staff and patients. It cries out for a history: when did these tags become ubiquitous; when did names and pictures appear, and why; and what has been the affect of this?

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