People's History of the NHS


Wash hands before eating, 1960s

Prepared for the Scottish Home and Health Department by the Central Office of Information (the state body responsible for public information campaigns), this poster was designed by graphic designer, Reginald Mount as part of a broader campaign focused on food poisoning prevention and the betterment of food hygiene practices, especially on holiday.

The National Archives (INF 13/193/11)

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