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NHS posters and leaflets

The National Health Service (NHS) is now a part of British life. But in 1948 it was new, unknown and sometimes mistrusted. It also needed staff. This gallery showcases some of the posters and leaflets which sought to explain the NHS and showcase the careers it offered, held by The National Archives.

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