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60 Years On

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The NHS 1948 - 2008. 60 years on from the founding of the NHS (National Health Service) in England. A memoir of some incidents over that time.

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60 Years On

  1. 1. Andrew Presents
  2. 2. AnAndrewProduction
  3. 3. ‘60 Years On’:-Celebrating the NHS1948-2008
  4. 4. It’s July 5th1948 :Clement Attlee has been LabourPrime Minister since 1945,Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is Ministerof Health, and WilliamBeveridge’s 1942 Report onsocial welfare has sold600,000 copies
  5. 5. It’s the birth of theNationalHealthService
  6. 6. Some years onin the NHS asylumat Hellinglyin East Sussex...
  7. 7. Some got toleave for a while
  8. 8. Back to thehostel in East Grinstead
  9. 9. Following anumpteenth asylum admission,a worm turns
  10. 10. UnderCare in the Community...
  11. 11. On for some Rest & Relaxation
  12. 12. SomeRest & Relaxation
  13. 13. A successful afternoon...
  14. 14. Safely almost home
  15. 15. User Involvement Reprised...
  16. 16. Gordon Brown does a great job asTony Blair’s Chancellor, and poursbillions into the NHS.One result is the building of the newinpatient unit at Hastings. The newbuilding, new carpets, and newfurniture have a strong effect onmorale :-
  17. 17. Local comedy superstarJo Brand has opened the unit in2001 and never mentions givinginjections in the rear during hertime as a psychiatric nurse.Tastefully, this is also not apart of her stand-up routine
  18. 18. Next up :-
  19. 19. Fast forward toJuly 5th2008...Gordon Brown is Prime Minister, AlanJohnson is Health MinisterThey are proud of 60 years of thecrowning achievement of the BritishLabour Movement,the National Health Service
  20. 20. A person-centred approachprevails in the NHS...But which person is itat the centre ?
  21. 21. Things are stirringin day care
  22. 22. On to 2013
  23. 23. And finally...(From cradle to grave)
  24. 24. ‘I’ll bring you a nicecup of tea at 9 o’clock’
  25. 25. THE ENDIf only it was...Don’t hold your breath...

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