#OnThisDay in 1855 Eleanor Marx, a co-founder of our union, was born. Marx was at the forefront of the fight for the 8 hour working day and consistently fought for justice & equality. Today we celebrate her achievements and are proud to have a membership of which 50% are women.
#OTD 1946. Nye Bevan met with the BMA to seek doctors support for the creation of our NHS. In 1948, despite resistance, the health service was born. 74 years on let's remind ourselves of the struggle to create our NHS and let it strengthen our determination to defend it.