People's History of the NHS


The Real Peak Practice

A present day GP surgery in Derbyshire, filmed for ‘The Real Peak Practice television series, aired on BBC One in July 2015. For clips see:

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  1. Just came across a relevant quote on the space and emotional feelings of waiting rooms from The Times, September 1949. The paper reports that Dr Cardew of the Medical Practitioners Union argues that, “anyone who visited the “scruffy” surgeries and gloomy waiting-rooms and observed the overworked conditions of the average practitioner would know that these things affected the patient intimately.”

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