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Episode 6

A day in the life of the NHS. A mobile X-ray lab tours London to deal with the rise in TB among the homeless. A GP struggles to solve complex problems in the allotted time.

This film sets the increasing demands on the NHS against the very real costs of those demands. A mobile X-ray lab tours the streets of London to deal with the rise in TB among the homeless community. As Bristol GP Liz struggles to solve complex problems in the prescribed 10-minute time slot, a Liverpool neurosurgeon prices up her theatre equipment in the hope of reining her colleagues in, and in south London, an Overseas Manager walks the wards seeking out health tourists, those non-UK residents using the NHS for free when they should be footing the bill. And meanwhile yet another baby is born.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 28 May 2013 01:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Amy Flanagan
Executive Producer Amy Flanagan
Executive Producer Magnus Temple
Executive Producer Magnus Temple
Series Editor Zac Beattie
Series Editor Zac Beattie

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Apr 2013 21:00
  • Wed 15 May 2013 23:20
  • Wed 15 May 2013 23:50
  • Tue 28 May 2013 01:15

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