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NHS 70 Stories

The NHS cares for approximately one million people every day, it also employs staff from all over the world in 350 different careers. Here we introduce you to a number of the people who have used NHS services and those who work and supported the NHS to share their stories of why they love the NHS. 

Chris Harvey
Head of Adult Safeguarding was one of the first male nurses to train at the RNO Hospital.

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Peggy Seng
Former NHS staff and  Volunteer remembers life before the NHS.

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Dave Simpson
Cancer survivor and volunteer says his life is better now than it was before his cancer diagnosis.

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Janet Graham MBE
Former NHS Staff reflects on working for the NHS. 

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Brian Marshall
from Bedfordshire shared his story about why he loves the NHS.

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David Foord
Director of Quality & Clinical Governance reflects on his career in the care profession.

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Rachel from Luton thanks the NHS for saving her child's life.

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Jeannie Szumski
A pioneer of mental health care.

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People from Biggleswade told us why they love NHS.

Eileen McMahon

For over 44 years, has volunteered at L&D, helping hundreds of patients to feel confident in their own skin.

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Somara Baig

says she wouldn’t have managed to keep going without the NHS staff who have made such a difference to her life.

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Riz Malik-Rahman

The NHS is more of a family affair for Riz Malik-Rahman.

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Dr Jenny Wilson

Running inspires Bedford GP who helps others get fit and fight loneliness.

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People from Bedford told us why they love the NHS.

Diane Clay

Antibiotics at the start of the NHS saved my life.

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Dee Dillistone is a busy working mum with three children and she is grateful to the NHS for the excellent care she received when she broke her back. 

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Excellent care from the NHS, right to the end
Jim Playle from Bedfordshire is grateful that the NHS has taken such great care of his parents.

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Love blossomed in the NHS for Trevor and Pat Gibson
As the NHS celebrates 70 years, we share the story of two nurses at Bedford Hospital who fell in love.

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As a nurse, Sue Hooper took great pride in her appearance.

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Want to share your NHS story? email it to us at NHS70.Stories@nhs.net 

 


 

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