Series using documentary evidence to throw new light on past events.
A tale of murder and cover-up by the British Army in Kenya 50 years ago.
30/30 In 1967, Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant operation.
29/30 Andrew traces the impact of the great polio epidemics and the ethical dilemmas they posed.
28/30 The National Health Service was set up in 1948 to provide free healthcare for everyone.
27/30 The first antibiotic, penicillin, appeared to be a miracle medicine.
26/30 How medics discovered that the absence of a vitamin could be the cause of a disease.
25/30 The influence of Florence Nightingale and the sanitarians.
24/30 What role did European medicine play in spreading European culture across the Empire?
23/30 Needing to consult laboratory workers was seen as a threat to physicians' authority.
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