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NHS at 72: How was the health service created and what were its guiding principles?

Independent Friday, 3 July 2020
'Spirit of '45' saw Clement Attlee's Labour government implement radical healthcare reform and mastermind a fairer Britain
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Chief Executive of the NHS Sir Simon Stevens says this is the "toughest year yet" for the NHS, and praises those who have supported its staff, as the health service marks its 72nd anniversary.

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