How Aneurin Bevan prioritised 1950s economic problems over problems with the language.
The different attitudes towards WW1 deserters diagnosed with shell shock.
Memories of the arrival of the NHS in 1948, as people queued up to register with doctors.
The declining use of surgery in the later 20th century as a cure for illness.
Sir Alexander Fleming on how he discovered the world's first antibiotic, penicillin.
Why do governments make laws about things that affect our health?
A dramatisation of the outbreak of cholera in Manchester in 1832.
The impact of poor quality housing in Britain on the spread of cholera.