Healthcare

  1. Health for the People

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    Video caption: An investigation by Robert Reid into the National Health Service in Salford.

    Robert Reid trudges around a grimy and polluted Salford in 1955 to remind us just how much of a profound effect on the nation's health the NHS had. (1955)

  2. On Call to a Nation

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    Video caption: A programme about doctors, and the NHS as they see it - ten years after it started. (1958)

    Casting real doctors instead of actors, this film uses scripted scenarios and interviews to see the National Health Service through their eyes. (1958)

  3. Knife Crime ER

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    Video caption: In 2013 Reggie saw the extent of South Africa's violent crime by visiting a hospital.

    In 2013 Reggie Yates spent a week at a Cape Town hospital where, on any weekend, the doctors deal with up to 100 stabbings & assaults, with 80 per cent of those admitted under 25.

  4. Obamacare

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    Video caption: The story of Obama's greatest legacy: healthcare.

    The story of how Barack Obama tried to reshape America. This episode looks at how his proposals for affordable, accessible healthcare sparked a bitter conflict.

  5. Edge of Life

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    Video caption: Louis Theroux meets patients battling for their lives in LA's most famous hospital.

    Documentary. Louis Theroux explores the American way of death as he looks at end of life care in LA's most famous hospital, the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre.

  6. Between Life and Death

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    Video caption: Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.

    Documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt, and even reverse, the process of death, and the families asked to make the most ethically difficult decision in medicine.

  7. Formidable Florence Nightingale

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    Video caption: A tribute to Florence Nightingale, charting how she revolutionised medicine.

    Sketch comedy series. A tribute to Florence Nightingale, charting how she revolutionised medicine and the treatment of the sick.

  8. Owase Jeelani - Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon

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    Video caption: Stephen Sackur speaks to neurosurgeon Owase Jeelani.

    Stephen Sackur speaks to neurosurgeon Owase Jeelani. How does he deal with the extreme stress of life-and-death decision-making that comes with his chosen profession?