As the NHS celebrated its 65th birthday its mobility is clearly challenged.
There are signs of furniture-walking now. Admittedly, there are no asylums now to step from to the cottage hospital, oops nearly! Phew - made it - to the fever hospital. Thankfully, those mobility aids are no more - a great sign of progress.
The pressure for ongoing change is relentless. This week's HSJ is highlighting the true fact on its cover:
There's also a six month exercise by PWC - NHS@75
There are many strands one of which has the following graphic:
If the public is to be informed and proactive about their health then we had better start now....
Medikidz is absolutely great - depression is in there - but as PWC's initiative shows the NHS@75... is going to need much more than explaining illnesses.
Medikidz image: http://www.themarysue.com/medikidz-comic/