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The NHS at 75

How a 1965 documentary captured changing ideas about mental health

Drawing a close to our series of articles celebrating the NHS’s 75th anniversary, BFI curatorial archivist Rebecca Vick looks at a 1965 training film that challenged doctors’ preconceived ideas about the treatment of clinical depression.

By Rebecca Vick

How a 1965 documentary captured changing ideas about mental health
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“Unless you’re Adam Curtis, the pictures have to fit the words”: talking to NHS England’s in-house filmmaker, Thomas Randall

By Patrick Russell

“Unless you’re Adam Curtis, the pictures have to fit the words”: talking to NHS England’s in-house filmmaker, Thomas Randall
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Behind the curtain on the modern public health film: “They’re rooted in the power of storytelling to help people walk in others’ shoes”

By Patrick Russell

Behind the curtain on the modern public health film: “They’re rooted in the power of storytelling to help people walk in others’ shoes”
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Making films for the NHS: the story behind the Hugh Laurie and Imelda Staunton training film The Strange Case of Penny Allison

By Patrick Russell

Making films for the NHS: the story behind the Hugh Laurie and Imelda Staunton training film The Strange Case of Penny Allison
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Nurses on film: a story of unequal representation

By Xavier Alexandre Pillai

Nurses on film: a story of unequal representation
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The NHS on the box: in praise of the great British hospital soap

By Mandeep Kaur-Lakhan

The NHS on the box: in praise of the great British hospital soap
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Your Very Good Health: how a cartoon helped launch the NHS

By Jez Stewart

Your Very Good Health: how a cartoon helped launch the NHS