WMAS Help Celebrate NHS 70th Birthday

5 July 2018, 11:08

Doctor Generic

NHS staff are being praised for their "brilliance" on it's 70th birthday.

The chief executive of the NHS England says the milestone is a chance to thank its 1,500,000 staff members.

There are promises of big improvements to come in mental health and cancer treatment.

There's going to be special services for staff and patients at Westminster Abbey and York Minster today (5th July) and West Midlands Ambulance Service staff have been talking to Capital to mark the occasion. 

Nathan Hudson's the Operations Director at WMAS. He's been with the health service for 27 years:

Murray McGregor is one the people behind those Facebook and Twitter posts letting us know what's been happening in the region.

The Library of Birmingham will be one of many buildings across the country that will be lit up blue tonight to mark the occasion.