Nana-in-Hospital, the NHS and the 70 years anniversary (1948-2018)

Here is my contribution to the NHS 70 years story: Nana – Louisa Harvey – lived as a former ‘workhouse inmate’ in a hospital that changed hands as part of the establishment of the NHS in 1948. For the last three months of 1947 she was attempting a brief spell of time away from the ‘workhouse-cum-hospital’ by accompanying the ex-master …


I was researching my name and here is the first instalment: I was conceived in Ireland and I would have been delighted to have been born there but I was born in Coventry at Keresley Hospital.