133 - What Am The NHS? (with Dr Ellen Welch)

Jun 29, 2021, 08:48 PM

The National Health Service, Blighty's biggest achievement since giving Mr Hitler the ol’ two fingers. It's been a rough year and a half for the beloved institution. A lack of funding, a global pandemic and a comically incompetent health secretary have lead to a challenging work environment, and an uncertain future, for its 1.3 million staff.

How did this happen? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? Dr Ellen Welch, author of The NHS: The Story So Far, talks to us about all this and more!


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