Heart of the Nation

Heart of the Nation


    The NHS is close to all of our hearts – now more than ever. In 2020 the Migration Museum created a digital exhibition, 'Heart of the Nation: Migration and the Making of the NHS'.

    It highlights the stories and experiences of people from all over the world who have built and sustained Britain's cherished health service from the very beginning – from porters and cleaners to nurses and consultants. Heart of the Nation puts this vital story at centre stage through oral histories and archival materials, as well as art, animations and data visualisations.

    Show your support for the Migration Museum and the NHS by purchasing our unique exhibition-inspired products. And explore Heart of the Nation by visiting: heartofthenation.co.uk

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