People's History of the NHS


Hand sanitiser

My image is of a hand sanitizer dispenser. I picked this image because everytime I go to my doctor or to a hospital they seem to be everywhere. I can't go into a doctors surgery or a hospital without using more hand sanitizer than I could possibly ever need. It's kind of become almost a reflex action to use one any time I see it, just because of being told to continually use one any time I'd go to visit my nephew in the cancer ward when I was younger. It was a two-fold fear of both making other people ill and catching something myself.

Kate Mahoney


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