60 years of the NHS
Ordinary people tell the story

‘For me, the NHS is a miracle in itself.’

Linda Lamont and Fran McCabe, March 2010

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The authors

Linda Lamont and Fran McCabe, March 2010

Linda Lamont was an Honorary Fellow in Contemporary History at the University of Sussex. She has extensive experience representing the patient’s voice and was Director of the Patients Association.

Fran McCabe has an M.Sc in Geriatric Medicine and an MA in Life History Research on a history of general practice. She has worked 40 years in health and social care, from nursing to strategy in the Department of Health.



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