News and Events

The latest news about the 60th Anniversary of the NHS can be found in this section.

NHS Boards are arranging a number of events to celebrate the 60th Anniversary and people across Scotland including NHS staff, patients, health care partners and the public are encouraged to attend these events and join in the celebrations.


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29 December 2008

60th Anniversary Competition

Competition Winners Announced

25 November 2008

NHS Competition Winners Announced

All 46 entries to the NHS 60th Anniversary competition were presented to a very high standard and all the ideas and suggestions as to what the NHS might look like in 2068 were very imaginative and creative.

19 November 2008

My NHS Competition

The My NHS competition has now closed. The winners will be announced on this website week commencing 24 November.

16 September 2008

Schools Competition

P6 and P7 children from Elder Park Primary in Govan help Cabinet Secretary Nicola Sturgeon launch the My NHS 60th anniversary writing competition.

12 July 2008

Archie Cochrane Exhibition

Which Scottish doctor truly revolutionised the practice of medicine over the last 60 years? Archie Cochrane’s colourful career is chronicled for the first time in an exhibition in his home town – Galashiels.

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