How Nye Bevan’s announcement transformed the UK
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How Nye Bevan’s announcement transformed the UK

Natalie Doyle Nurse consultant, Living with and beyond cancer at The Royal Marsden Hospital

Reflecting on the state of the nation before the health service was born

On 5 July the NHS turned 70 years old. It was a momentous anniversary as very few of us have known, or could even imagine, a health service that you have to pay for. It is timely we reflect on what has been achieved and what we often take for granted.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 4,14-15. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.4.14.s13

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