Celebrating 60 years of the NHS in Scotland

5 July 2008 marks the 60th Anniversary of the NHS. This website takes a historic journey to show you how the NHS in Scotland has developed over the years. Take a trip through time to see how it has touched the lives of each and every one of us.

My grandmother had all sorts of remedies – she would slap a poultice on your chest to stop you coughing.
Betty Whyteside

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American pioneer Mary Breckinridge, set up the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky using the Highlands and Islands Medical Service as a
model. . .

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