Can the health service survive 70 more years?
Mike Parker Senior lecturer, Emergency and unscheduled care at the University of York, and a member of the Emergency Nurse editorial advisory board
The NHS, now nearing its 70th anniversary, has never been in more need of an overhaul, says Mike Parker
The NHS has played a major part in eradicating diseases, such as diphtheria and polio, and has been at the forefront of pioneering research and clinical procedures, for example in carrying out the first liver, heart and lung transplants.
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