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THE NHS STORYDecade Quiz

1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
 

'1975'

  • Pay rises of up to 74 per cent for 14,000 hospital workers

  • Colour TV licence goes up 6 to 18, black and white 1 to 7

  • Vietnam war ends

  • Senior NHS official says nearly half of the 5,000 pay beds in hospitals have been permanently closed

  • Britain's jobless exceed a million

  • Thirty-two elderly passengers are killed in Britain's worst road accident when atourist coach plunges into a ravine in the Yorkshire Dales

  • Britons endorse EEC membership in referendum

  • Dutch elm disease changes the face of rural England



 
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