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Dame Sally Davies

(1949-) Chief Medical Officer

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What is the role of a Chief Medical Officer?

An interview with Dame Sally Davies

An interview with artist Daphne Todd

Healthcare Heroes

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Black History Month

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A Picture of Health

Learn about pioneers in medicine, health and social reform from 1840 to 1920.

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