NHS 70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service was founded on 5 July 1948. Join NHS England and NHS Improvement in celebrating 70 years of the NHS in 2018 and find out how to get involved.

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About NHS 70

What we're doing to celebrate 70 years of the NHS.

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Get involved

Take a look our ideas on how you can mark the NHS's 70th birthday.


A range of resources on how you can support the NHS 70 celebrations.