» July 2nd 2018:

'We felt we were special': 70 years of saving lives on the NHS frontline

Employees past and present recall their experiences working for the health service As part of our series marking 70 years of the NHS, we hear from seven workers who were employed during each of the decades that the service has been running.June Simms began her nursing training at her local hospital in Rugby in 1950. She studied midwifery in London and then went on to work in pioneering plastic surgery in Oxford. Related: Life as an NHS nurse in the 1940s: ‘You have to forget about yourself’ Related: Life as an NHS nurse in the 1970s: ‘There was a prejudice that nurses shouldn’t be educated’ Related: 70 years of the NHS: a revolution that is reborn every day Continue reading...

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