NHS70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service turned 70 on 5 July 2018. It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives, and to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff – the everyday heroes – who are there to guide, support and care for us, day in, day out.

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About NHS70

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

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Get involved

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

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A range of resources to help you celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday.