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A look back to how we reported the birth of the NHS in Norfolk

Today, the NHS finds itself under unprecedented strain as the coronavirus pandemic continues its relentless march into all our towns and villages.

It’s now more National Health Survival than National Health Service.

Yet it was so different in the summer of 1948 – Monday, July 5 to be exact – when the National Health Service came into being through the Labour government led by Clement Attlee and his hard-working Minister of Health, Aneurin Bevan.

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