An extract from the film-poem celebrating 70 years of the NHS: To Provide All People

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service Act. To honour the occasion Owen Sheers has created a virtuosic ‘film-poem’, To Provide All People,  which Faber published last month and which has subsequently premiered on BBC2. Depicting 24 hours in the service, with a regional hospital at the centre of the action, the poem…