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Price of Life

The NHS cannot afford to offer every treatment on the market, so how are the medications available chosen? Adam Wishart follows the nail-biting decision about one drug.

On a finite budget, the NHS cannot afford to offer every treatment on the market, so how is it decided which medications should be made available?

Award-winning director Adam Wishart follows the nail-biting decision about one drug, with unprecedented access to decision-makers the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, the patients who need a life-extending treatment, and the American company that discovered and will profit from it.

59 minutes

Last on

Mon 29 Jun 2009 00:35

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Adam Wishart
Director Adam Wishart
Executive Producer Julian Mercer

Broadcasts

  • Wed 17 Jun 2009 21:00
  • Mon 29 Jun 2009 00:35