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A Chance at Life

Great Ormond Street, Series 2 Episode 2 of 6

An intimate portrait of two surgeons in Great Ormond Street's General Surgery unit. Navigating between ground-breaking success and devastating failure, they must balance the risk of surgery against the chance of success. Treating children with extraordinarily complex conditions, some of whom are old enough to be involved in the decision making, this film follows the surgeons, patients and their families as they embark on a journey of preparation towards their operation and into the unknown.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 24 May 2012 01:45


Role Contributor
DirectorMarina Parker
DirectorMarina Parker
Executive ProducerEmma Hindley
Executive ProducerEmma Hindley

Find out about the complex issues surrounding children's treatment

Great Ormond Street

The right to decide; the child, the parent, the medical professionals - who decides?