Item BCA - 2018.1440 - New National Health System July 5th 1948

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BCA - 2018.1440


New National Health System July 5th 1948


  • July 5th 1948 (Creation)

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pdf of 20 pages

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The National Health System was brought into being on July 5th 1948. This publication was sent to every household explain what the National Health System is and how it would work. The first part tells people to:-
choose your doctor now
maternity services
hospital and specialist services
medicines, drugs and appliances
care of the teeth
care of the eyes
home health services
health centres.
The second publication was prepared by the Central Office of Information for the Ministry of National Insurance and published by His Majesty's Stationery Office and covers the topics:-
how the schemes work
married women in national insurance
national insurance benefits explained
industrial injuries benefits expliained
related social services.

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