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The NHS at 60 - in video

Is the National Health Service still fit and well after six decades?

Archive footage of NHS


Doctors and nurses in the newly-formed NHS

The midwife's story

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Former midwife Mona Williams, now 90, started her training in 1948

Shaping generations

Three generations of one family on their experience of the NHS

Fear of infection


A survey to mark the anniversary reveals that hospital infection is still a big fear

Matron looks back


A former matron remembers the beginning of the NHS

GP on 60 years of the service


Doctor Alan Myerson says he is still sceptical of the NHS, after 60 years of working in it

The view from abroad


How the US, China and Germany handle healthcare

Changes are 'exciting'


Professor Harold Ellis on some of the changes he has seen over 60 years

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


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