17/12/2012

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Duration: 29 minutes

Guy Lynn goes undercover to expose the dangerous black market world of under-the-counter prescription medicines. Ayshea Buksh meets the angry residents of a Stratford estate trying to stop the council bulldozing their homes. And Mark Jordan tells the remarkable story of one three-year-old at death's door who beat the odds to survive cancer.

  • Pharmacists illegally sell Valium and morphine

    Valium pills

    The government faces "urgent" calls to overhaul pharmacy regulation after a BBC Inside Out London investigation exposed numerous chemists illegally selling dangerous and addictive drugs.

     

    Read the full story on the BBC News website.

  • Pharmacists illegally selling prescription drugs

    Prescription drugs

    The government faces calls to overhaul pharmacy regulation after a BBC Inside Out investigation exposed numerous chemists illegally selling dangerous and addictive drugs.

     

    Undercover reporters from Inside Out London were sold Valium, opiates and other controlled drugs, without prescription, at nine pharmacies.

     

    Watch a video feature on the BBC News website.

  • Baby Lilly's journey

    Baby Lilly

    Mark Jordan tells the remarkable story of one three-year-old at death's door who beat the odds to survive cancer.

     

    In December 2009, the MacGlashan family had twin girls, Lilly and Molly. But baby Lilly was diagnosed with stage 4s neuroblastoma.

     

    Since then she has undergone a series of treatments including pioneering therapy in New York.

     

    There is more information about Lilly's incredible journey on her Facebook page and her diary Neuroblastoma Alliance website.

     

Credits

Presenter
Matthew Wright
Actor
Mark Jordan

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