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In Pictures: Thousands march in London to celebrate NHS

People march in central London (John Stillwell/PA) Photo: PA Wire/PA Images

Tens of thousands of people joined a huge demonstration in central London to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS and call for extra funding for the health service.

Politicians, actors, musicians and union leaders addressed a rally demanding an end to cuts and a halt to privatisation of services.

Nurses, doctors and other health workers joined the protest, timed to mark the 70th anniversary on July 5.

Thousands gathered in central London for the march Credit: John Stillwell/PA
Protesters take aim at Theresa May Credit: John Stillwell/PA
Demonstrators protested against privatisation of services Credit: John Stillwell/PA
Protests in central London Credit: John Stillwell/PA
Thousands filled the streets Credit: John Stillwell/PA
Campaigners called for extra funding for health services Credit: John Stillwell/PA
A cake to mark the occasion Credit: John Stillwell/PA