Since being founded in 1873, public health care has changed a lot. Here are just a few key events:

1875 – Health care in the 1870s was a major issue; The Public Health Act was introduced to combat filthy living conditions causing the spread of diseases
1911 – National Health Insurance was introduced to protect working people against loss of income due to sickness
1948 – The National Health Service came into effect to ensure health care was accessible to everyone and not just for those who could afford it. #NHS75

#150yearsandcounting Take a look at our history timeline here

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