NHS stamps framed for the 50th anniversary in 1998
These NHS stamps were issued for the 50th Anniversary of the NHS in 1998. 30% of all sales will be given to 'NHS Charities'. The numbers given on the stamps are as they were in 1998 and not surprisingly there has been much change since then. The stamp with the hands forming a heart states that: 10.000 donors give blood every day, The stamp with an adult holding a child's hand states that: 1,700,000 prescriptions are dispensed every year, The stamp with hands taking a pulse states that: 130.000 outpatients are seen every day. The stamp with the hands forming a cradle states that: 2000 babies are delivered every day.