Post-war Britain – the development of the National Health Service (NHS) | Exploring the Past: Post War Britain

Kirsty investigates how the newly formed NHS saved the life of her grandmother by identifying tuberculosis in the course of a routine x-ray examination.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 9'42''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Medicine in Britain, c1000-present | c1900-present: Medicine in modern Britain | Approaches to prevention and treatment

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Exploring the Past: Post War Britain