NHS at 70: He joined in it's first month
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NHS at 70: The man who joined the NHS in its first month

Dr Harold Ellis joined the NHS as a doctor in July 1948 - the same month the health service was created.

The retired surgeon recalls how his pay doubled from one pound a week to two.

The 92-year-old wrote textbooks which are still used to train student doctors today.

  • 03 Jul 2018
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