History of the NHS
The name National Health Service (NHS) is used to refer to the four public health services of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, individually or collectively, though only England's NHS officially has this title. For details of the history of each National Health Service, see:
- History of the National Health Service (England)
- History of NHS Scotland
- History of NHS Wales
- History of Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland

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History of the National Health Service…
The name National Health Service (NHS) is used to refer to the four public health services of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, individually or ...
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History of the National Health Service…
The National Health Service in England was created by the National Health Service Act 1946. Responsibility for the NHS in Wales was passed to the Secretary of State ...
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The NHS history (1948-1959) - NHS England - NHS Choices
Read about the humble beginnings of the NHS from its launch in July 1948 to its subsequent medical breakthroughs.
www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/nhshistory/Pages/NHShistory1948.aspx
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The NHS history - NHS England - NHS Choices
Jul 5, 2013 ... The History of the NHS in England. Since its launch in 1948, the NHS has grown to become the world's largest publicly funded health service.
www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/nhshistory/Pages/the-nhs%20history.aspx
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Archive - Birth of the National Health Service - The early history of ...
title: Birth of NHS. Subject: National Health Service. Source: BBC Archive.
www.bbc.co.uk/archive/nhs/
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NHS Reforms timeline | The Nuffield Trust
The history of NHS reform. This interactive timeline brings 70 years of reform to the National Health Service to life, charting the evolution of this public institution ...
nhstimeline.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/
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The start of the NHS - NHS History
The History of the NHS is that of an organisation established after a century's discussion on the provision of health services to meet a long recognised need.
www.nhshistory.net/shorthistory.htm
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NHS History
Developments in clinical medicine and organisation within the British NHS as described in extracts from the book "From Cradle to Grave: fifty years of the NHS"  ...
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Health in Wales | History & Context
A substantial account of the first 60 years of the NHS - what has happened from ... More information on the History of the NHS including interactive timelines.
www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/historycontext
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The National Health Service - History Learning Site
The National Health Service was one of the major achievements of Atlee?s Labour government. The National Health Service (NHS) was introduced in in 1948.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk/national_health_service.htm
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History of the NHS in science
Our history - University College London Hospitals
UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has existed since 1994, but its origins date back over 250 years and lie in the history of various individual hospitals, some ...
Our History - Central Manchester University Hospitals - NHS ...
Our History. Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1st January 2009 after being authorised by Monitor. Up until ...
Our History - Central Manchester University Hospitals - NHS ...
History of our hospitals Greater Manchester and the North West has long-since been renowned for its commitment and high standard of medical care for children  ...
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - Wikipedia, the free ...
Affiliated university · University of Nottingham. Services. Beds, 1664. History ... Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is the UK's fourth largest acute  ...
History of the NOC - Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Oxford University Hospitals: Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre history from the creation of Wingfield Convalescent Home in 1872 to present day.
Our history - Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Our honorary archivist Paul Swift chronicles a history of the Nottingham Children's Hospital, from its beginning in a converted house to the amalgamation of all ...
Our history | About us | North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
Our history. Acute hospitals grew up in the 19th century to provide safe settings for elective and emergency treatments requiring bed rest (The National Beds ...
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust - Ovarian ...
The family history clinic is run by a specialist nurse with the support of the Cancer Genetics Department at Guy's Hospital, London, and the consultant ...
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust - Breast ...
History of the breast screening programme in Great Britain ... The NHS Breast Screening Programme was established in March 1987 and began inviting women ...
Newham General Hospital history timeline - Barts Health NHS Trust
Newham University Hospital history timeline, 1983 - 2012. NH 1983 Image One. 1983: Newham General opens. Newham General is opened in by HM The ...
Books on the term History of the NHS
The National Health Service: A Political History
The National Health Service: A Political History
Charles Webster, 2002
The foundation of the National Health Service on 5 July 1948 was a momentous development in the history of the United Kingdom.
24 hours to save the NHS: The Chief Executive's account of reform 2000 to 2006
24 hours to save the NHS: The Chief Executive's account of reform 2000 to 2006
Nigel Crisp, 2011
"24 hours to save the NHS". It was a political slogan but it hid a deeper question. Could the NHS survive? Could it continue to offer free health care for every citizen regardless of their ability to pay? Could the extraordinary, liberating ambition and dream of its founders 50 years before be maintained in the 21st Century - that everyon...
The New Politics of the NHS: From Creation to Reinvention
The New Politics of the NHS: From Creation to Reinvention
Rudolf Klein, 2010
Preface. The history of the National Health Service, now in its sixth decade, has been marked by frequent organisational changes, periodic scandals and occasional prophecies of impending collapse.System reform has been the norm, stability ...
A Socialist History of the NHS: The economic and social forces that have shaped the National Health Service
A Socialist History of the NHS: The economic and social forces that have shaped the National Health Service
2009
Ciaran Mulholland is a Consultant Psychiatrist and a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Queen¿s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, and is a socialist and trade union activist. He has an long-standing interest in the history of health service development, both from an academic viewpoint and as a guide to action.
From County Hospital to NHS Trust: The History and Archives ...
From County Hospital to NHS Trust: The History and Archives ...
Katherine A. Webb, 2002
The History and Archives of NHS Hospitals, Services and Management in York, 1740-2000 Katherine A. Webb ... York Health Archives comprises the archives of the hospitals and health services managed by the NHS in York since 1 948.
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6e (Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health)
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6e (Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health)
2011
Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than c...
Making Sense of the NHS White Papers
Making Sense of the NHS White Papers
Mark R. Baker, 2000
Perhaps, therefore, we stand on the threshold of the most important revolution in the History of the NHS. By empowering the people, the government is creating an entirely new environment in our society, one which it will apply to all public ...
Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990 (New Oxford History of England)
Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990 (New Oxford History of England)
2011
In 1970 the 'cold war' was still cold, Northern Ireland's troubles were escalating, the UK's relations with the EEC were unclear, and corporatist approaches to the economy precariously persisted. By 1990 Communism was crumbling world-wide, Thatcher's economic revolution had occurred, terrorism in Northern Ireland was waning...
Patient Power: Choice for a Better NHS
Patient Power: Choice for a Better NHS
Peter Lilley, 2000
History. of. choice. It has been a long-standing tradition in Britain that consultants do not accept patients directly but only on ... As the official History of the NHS admits, 'the continuing allocation of funds on the basis of the cost of maintaining ...
Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare - Revised Reprint, 6e (Mason, Policy and Politics in Nursing and...
Policy and Politics in Nursing and Healthcare - Revised Reprint, 6e (Mason, Policy and Politics in Nursing and...
2013
Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today's changing health care environment. 145 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in...
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History of the NHS
History of NHS reforms: A state of permanent revolution | Society | The Guardian
Few governments can resist imposing their blueprint, with the result that health service staff have endured almost endless upheaval
www.theguardian.com/society/2010/jul/09/nhs-history-reforms-health-policy
The start of the NHS
www.nhshistory.net/shorthistory.htm
History of the National Health Service (England) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_National_Health_Service_(England)
NHS Reforms timeline | The Nuffield Trust
Our interactive timeline brings 70 years of reform to the National Health Service (NHS) to life, charting its evolution from inception through to the present day.
nhstimeline.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/
Reform of the National Health Service Chronology
Reform of the National Health Service Chronology. NHS reform and legislation since 1946.
www.sochealth.co.uk/national-health-service/reform-of-the-national-health-service/
The impact of the NHS market - Civitas
www.civitas.org.uk/nhs/download/Civitas_LiteratureReview_NHS_market_Feb10.pdf
Fatally flawed: Yes to the NHS Internal Market – No to the External Market | Lord David Owen
Published on the Thursday, 31 March 2011 Download Paper here, in full including references. Introduction Prior to the 2010 General Election David Cameron,
www.lorddavidowen.co.uk/fatally-flawed-yes-to-the-nhs-internal-market-%E2%80%93-no-to-the-external-market/
Market Failure - Keep Our NHS Public
www.keepournhspublic.com/pdf/MARKET_FAILURE.pdf
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