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Health before the NHS: The Road to Recovery

Duration: 02:13

Health before the NHS: The Road to Recovery tells how ordinary people, GPs, midwives and local councils coped with a chaotic and ramshackle system as they struggled to deal with sickness and disease in the homes and communities of pre-World War Two Britain.

Available since: Wed 19 Sep 2012

This clip is from

Timeshift Series 12, Health before the NHS: The Road to Recovery

1/10 In the early C20th, getting treated if you were ill was rudimentary, risky and costly.

First broadcast: 24 Sep 2012

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