The first part of my history of the health service from its earliest years. It covers not just the politics, the financial and the managerial development of the service, but the developments in medical science and nursing. A standard reference of the first 40 years - the subsequent period is covered by part w.
A historian of the British National Health Service, and the London Hospitals for the last 200 years. Lives in central London, educated at BNC Oxford and University College Hospital. Enjoys art and the city life.
From Cradle to Grave The history of the NHS 1988 onwards Second part Published July 10, 2014
The Development of the London Hospital System 1823-2013 Published August 20, 2013