UK: National Health Service marks 70th anniversary

The NHS established universal healthcare, guaranteeing free access to treatment regardless of income or status, but many have questions over its future.

Special events are taking place across Britain to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.

The NHS established a universal healthcare system, guaranteeing free access to treatment, regardless of income or status.

But along with the celebrations come serious question marks over its future.


Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Milton Keynes.