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Ruth Jones Surprised To Discover Her Grandfather's Pivotal Role In The Creation Of The NHS

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Ruth Jones made a surprising discovery about her grandfather's role in the creation of the NHS during an appearance on Who Do You Think You Are?. The Gavin And Stacey star and co-creator is one of the celebrities taking part in the new series of the hit BBC genealogy show, which sees different famous faces tracing their family history. During filming, Ruth learned that her paternal grandfather had a pivotal role in the Medical Aid Societies in South Wales, which went on to form the basis of what became the National Health Service. She said: “I feel so privileged to have been taken on this...
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