Click video. It was set-up in 1948 - its mission to provide free healthcare for everyone, rich or poor. And now the National Health Service is celebrating its 65th anniversary.
We've been given access to frontline NHS staff to see the life-saving work they do. In the first of a series of reports, Tom Savvides spent a day in a busy Accident and Emergency Department.
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