The eighth year of austerity, 1947, was a testing year.
Its first three months formed a winter of exceptional severity, which had to be endured by a people who in addition to rationing of food were faced with an unprecedented scarcity of fuel.
It was a tradition going back to the Hippocratic view of its effect on health.
Sir Wilson Jameson described the problems of 1947, the year before the NHS began.
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