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12th May 2021 / 19:00

Guardian Live: How can we protect the future of the NHS? at Guardian Live
Online Event,
NHS Discussion, London N1 9GU

Discount/Complimentary code

Wednesday 12 May 2021, 7pm BST

Tickets available to book using the promo code 100NHS via the Guardian Live event page:

Our panel will be discussing how the NHS has performed during the pandemic, amid new government plans for another reorganisation.

The ongoing pandemic has challenged every institution in the UK - and none more so than the NHS. Though held in high esteem by the public, our health service has come up against overwhelming difficulties, from oversubscribed hospitals and cancelled operations, to a workforce that is at breaking point. Has a decade of austerity left the NHS poorly prepared for the pandemic? Will Boris Johnson's reform plans help or hinder the health service?

Our panel, chaired by Guardian health policy editor Denis Campbell, will include frontline doctor and best-selling author Dr Rachel Clarke, and Sir David Nicholson, who ran the health service in England until 2014. They will examine the Herculean efforts of NHS staff during the huge difficulties thrown up by the pandemic and ask: how can we protect and improve the NHS we love and cherish so much?

With more speakers to be announced.

This is an interactive online event and audiences will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panel.

Running time: 60 minutes

[Photograph: Oli Scarff]

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