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  • Panorama - NHS for Sale

  • BBC

On 5 July 1948 the National Health Service was brought into existence, making free public health care available to all, funded by the tax system. To mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS, the BBC will be presenting a series of programmes and features. This programme will look at the increasing involvement of the private sector in the Health Service asking what it means of the future

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On 5 July 1948 the National Health Service was brought into existence, making free public health care available to all, funded by the tax system. To mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS, the BBC will be presenting a series of programmes and features. This programme will look at the increasing involvement of the private sector in the Health Service asking what it means of the future

  • Panorama - Shaken Babies

  • BBC

Panorama's John Sweeney investigates the row behind Shaken Baby Syndrome following the conviction of childminder Keran Henderson.

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Panorama's John Sweeney investigates the row behind Shaken Baby Syndrome following the conviction of childminder Keran Henderson.

  • Panorama - Swine Flu: Everything You Need To Know

  • BBC

Jeremy Vine, Sophie Raworth and Fergus Walsh travel through the UK and the world to expose the myths and the dangers of swine flu. Who is most vulnerable? How do you avoid it? And can the NHS cope?

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Jeremy Vine, Sophie Raworth and Fergus Walsh travel through the UK and the world to expose the myths and the dangers of swine flu. Who is most vulnerable? How do you avoid it? And can the NHS cope?

  • Panorama - There's Something in the Air

  • BBC

Panorama talks to pilots who have almost passed out at the controls and passengers who say they've been made ill by toxic fumes. The air breathed on airliners is drawn past the engines and can become polluted by any leaks of engine oil. 'Fume events' are rare but there are no accurate figures of just how many occur each year. Panorama wanted to discover what was really in the air passengers, crew and pilots breathe on planes

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Panorama talks to pilots who have almost passed out at the controls and passengers who say they've been made ill by toxic fumes. The air breathed on airliners is drawn past the engines and can become polluted by any leaks of engine oil. 'Fume events' are rare but there are no accurate figures of just how many occur each year. Panorama wanted to discover what was really in the air passengers, crew and pilots breathe on planes

  • Race and Intelligence: Science's Last Taboo

  • Channel 4

In this documentary from the Race: Science's Last Taboo season, Rageh Omaar explodes myths about race and IQ and reveals what he thinks are important lessons for society.

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In this documentary from the Race: Science's Last Taboo season, Rageh Omaar explodes myths about race and IQ and reveals what he thinks are important lessons for society.

  • Royal Institution Christmas Lecture 2011 01: What's in your Head?

  • BBC 4

Why does the brain look like a giant walnut, how does it fit in enough wiring to stretch four times around the equator, and why could a magnet on the head stop someone mid-sentence?

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Why does the brain look like a giant walnut, how does it fit in enough wiring to stretch four times around the equator, and why could a magnet on the head stop someone mid-sentence?

  • Royal Institution Christmas Lecture 2011 02: Who's in charge Here Anyway?

  • BBC 4

The brain is constantly being bombarded with information, so how does it decide what to trust and what to ignore, without the person even being aware of it?

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The brain is constantly being bombarded with information, so how does it decide what to trust and what to ignore, without the person even being aware of it?

  • Royal Institution Christmas Lecture 2011 03: Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?

  • BBC 4

Have you ever seen a face in a piece of burnt toast, or given your car a name? Why do you feel pain when someone else is hurt? Why are people so obsessed with other people?

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Have you ever seen a face in a piece of burnt toast, or given your car a name? Why do you feel pain when someone else is hurt? Why are people so obsessed with other people?

  • Secrets of Bones - Episode 1: Size Matters

  • BBC

Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod begins a six-part journey to discover how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth

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Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod begins a six-part journey to discover how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth

  • Storyville - The English Surgeon

  • Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith's moving film follows Henry as he travels to Kiev to help Igor operate on a young man called Marian, who without surgery has just months to live. When Henry arrives, he faces a serious challenge - Marian must be awake when his tumour is removed, and Henry must use the most basic tools, including a Black and Decker drill.

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Geoffrey Smith's moving film follows Henry as he travels to Kiev to help Igor operate on a young man called Marian, who without surgery has just months to live. When Henry arrives, he faces a serious challenge - Marian must be awake when his tumour is removed, and Henry must use the most basic tools, including a Black and Decker drill.

  • Terry Pratchett - Choosing to Die

  • BBC 2

In a frank and personal documentary, author Sir Terry Pratchett considers how he might choose to end his life. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2008.

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In a frank and personal documentary, author Sir Terry Pratchett considers how he might choose to end his life. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2008.

  • Terry Pratchett - Living with Alzheimer's

  • Charlie Russell

Bestselling author Terry Pratchett has early onset Alzheimer's disease. And he wants Alzheimer's to be sorry that it ever caught him. In the second of this two-part series, Terry confronts his future living with the disease. He travels to America to witness first-hand how they are coping with the 'tsunami of Alzheimer's', and meets the unlikely doctor who stumbled across a controversial new treatment that he claims produces remarkable results in minutes.

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Bestselling author Terry Pratchett has early onset Alzheimer's disease. And he wants Alzheimer's to be sorry that it ever caught him. In the second of this two-part series, Terry confronts his future living with the disease. He travels to America to witness first-hand how they are coping with the 'tsunami of Alzheimer's', and meets the unlikely doctor who stumbled across a controversial new treatment that he claims produces remarkable results in minutes.

  • The Battle to Beat Polio

  • BBC

Stephanie Flanders, former BBC economics editor, has a very personal interest in the battle to beat polio. Her father, Michael Flanders, one half of the world-famous singing duo of the 50s and 60s, Flanders and Swann, was paralysed by the infection when he was 21. He used a wheelchair for the rest of his life, and died early at 53 through complications caused by the disease. Stephanie was just six.

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Stephanie Flanders, former BBC economics editor, has a very personal interest in the battle to beat polio. Her father, Michael Flanders, one half of the world-famous singing duo of the 50s and 60s, Flanders and Swann, was paralysed by the infection when he was 21. He used a wheelchair for the rest of his life, and died early at 53 through complications caused by the disease. Stephanie was just six.

  • The Beauty of Diagrams - Episode 05: DNA

  • Marcus du Sautoy

Series in which mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories behind some of the world's most familiar and influential scientific diagrams.

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Series in which mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories behind some of the world's most familiar and influential scientific diagrams.

  • The Fantastical World of Hormones with Dr John Wass

  • BBC

Hormones shape each and every one of us, affecting almost every aspect of our lives - our height, our weight, our appetites, how we grow and reproduce, and even how we behave and feel.

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Hormones shape each and every one of us, affecting almost every aspect of our lives - our height, our weight, our appetites, how we grow and reproduce, and even how we behave and feel.

  • The Hospital - Series 01 Episode 01

  • Channel 4

Filmed in the accident and emergency wards of two Midlands hospitals, this episode highlights the alcohol-related casualties and fatalities that are pushing NHS staff to the limits of their endurance…

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Filmed in the accident and emergency wards of two Midlands hospitals, this episode highlights the alcohol-related casualties and fatalities that are pushing NHS staff to the limits of their endurance…

  • The Men Who Made Us Fat - Episode 01

  • BBC

Around the world, obesity levels are rising. More people are now overweight than undernourished. Two thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four of us is classified as obese.

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Around the world, obesity levels are rising. More people are now overweight than undernourished. Two thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four of us is classified as obese.

  • The Men Who Made Us Fat - Episode 02

  • BBC

Jacques Peretti investigates how the concept of 'supersizing' changed our eating habits forever. How did we - once a nation of moderate eaters - start to want more?

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Jacques Peretti investigates how the concept of 'supersizing' changed our eating habits forever. How did we - once a nation of moderate eaters - start to want more?

  • The Men Who Made Us Fat - Episode 03

  • BBC

Jacques Peretti examines assumptions about what is and is not healthy. He also looks at how product marketing can seduce consumers into buying supposed 'healthy foods' such as muesli and juices, both of which can be high in sugar.

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Jacques Peretti examines assumptions about what is and is not healthy. He also looks at how product marketing can seduce consumers into buying supposed 'healthy foods' such as muesli and juices, both of which can be high in sugar.

  • The Pill - Prescription for Revolution

  • UKTV

The programme asks whether the introduction of the contraceptive pill was a blessing or burden for women in the 1960s

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The programme asks whether the introduction of the contraceptive pill was a blessing or burden for women in the 1960s

  • The Polio Story: The Vaccine that Changed the World

  • BBC

It was 1952, and polio gripped the world in fear. There was no known cause, no cure and no help in sight for parents desperate to protect their children. Across the ocean, eager to beat the potentially fatal condition, polio-afflicted President Roosevelt inspired the American public to send in their dimes to fund research.

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It was 1952, and polio gripped the world in fear. There was no known cause, no cure and no help in sight for parents desperate to protect their children. Across the ocean, eager to beat the potentially fatal condition, polio-afflicted President Roosevelt inspired the American public to send in their dimes to fund research.

  • The Richard Dimbleby Lecture 2013: Bill Gates - The Impatient Optimist

  • BBC

In the 2013 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, one of the world's greatest entrepreneurs and leading philanthropists, Bill Gates, explains his optimism for a world free of the debilitating disease, polio. He explains why he is devoting so much of his time, money and influence to eradicating polio, and how we can all help to finish the job.

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In the 2013 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, one of the world's greatest entrepreneurs and leading philanthropists, Bill Gates, explains his optimism for a world free of the debilitating disease, polio. He explains why he is devoting so much of his time, money and influence to eradicating polio, and how we can all help to finish the job.

  • The Story of Science: Power, Proof and Passion : Who Are We?

  • BBC

Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

  • The Truth About Street Weapons: The Doctor's Story

  • Alision Ramsey

Nigel, a surgeon, talks about the life saving operation he performed on a young man gunned down on the street in a case of mistaken identity. He might recover physically, but the mental scarring will last years.

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Nigel, a surgeon, talks about the life saving operation he performed on a young man gunned down on the street in a case of mistaken identity. He might recover physically, but the mental scarring will last years.

  • True Stories - After the Apocalypse

  • Channel 4

During the Soviet era, the people of Semipalatinsk in Kazakhstan were used as human guinea pigs in the testing of nuclear weapons. Today the residents believe they are living with the consequences: one in 20 children is born with defects.

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During the Soviet era, the people of Semipalatinsk in Kazakhstan were used as human guinea pigs in the testing of nuclear weapons. Today the residents believe they are living with the consequences: one in 20 children is born with defects.

  • True Stories - Dangerous Dreams

  • Amy Hardie

Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

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Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

  • True Stories - Dolphin Boy

  • More 4

The story of a young man suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and his last chance of recovery, using dolphin-assisted therapy.

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The story of a young man suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and his last chance of recovery, using dolphin-assisted therapy.

  • True Stories - Saving Face

  • Daniel Junge

Every year in Pakistan, over 100 people - mostly women - suffer brutal acid attacks. Saving Face follows plastic surgeon Dr Mohammad Jawad as he tries to help them.

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Every year in Pakistan, over 100 people - mostly women - suffer brutal acid attacks. Saving Face follows plastic surgeon Dr Mohammad Jawad as he tries to help them.

  • True Stories - Transgenders: Pakistan's Open Secret

  • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan.

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In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan.

  • True Stories - What's Killing Darcus Howe

  • Channel 4

A hard-hitting documentary following an extraordinary six months in the life of Darcus Howe as he attempts to raise awareness of prostate cancer, a disease which affects one in four black men.

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A hard-hitting documentary following an extraordinary six months in the life of Darcus Howe as he attempts to raise awareness of prostate cancer, a disease which affects one in four black men.