Together, We Are Giants

I was recently commissioned by the Aneurin Bevan University Hospital to write a poem to celebrate 70 years of our wonderful National Health Service. I’m deeply honoured to be involved with such a project as all of my family have relied on the NHS over the years – some of us wouldn’t be here without them. When writing this poem I watched a lot of videos of Nye Bevan speaking. He was a brilliant and straight-talking man. I hope this poem in some way manages to reflect some of his socialist dream and personality. The piece is called Together, We Are Giants. It was read by community members and made into a short film here: