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The programme charts the impact of the rise in type 2 diabetes on patients and NHS finances and explores whether this crisis will bankrupt the NHS.

Can the NHS survive diabetes? Inside Out investigates the 'epidemic' of type 2 diabetes and its impact on patients and NHS finances. Experts warn the predicted rise in preventable diabetes is putting huge strain on health service finances. With increasing numbers of young people now being diagnosed, the health service is facing a ticking time bomb. So is this a crisis that will bankrupt our already fragile NHS?

Plus how one of the world's most famous sporting upsets prompted a jockey to become a best-selling author. Dick Francis set his novels in the world of horse racing and they sold in their millions. Dick has since died, but his son Felix now publishes a new book each year. Inside Out meets Felix in Newmarket to find out how the town shaped and inspired some of the world's most popular books.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 Oct 2016 19:30


Role Contributor
Presenter Lukwesa Burak
Series Editor Sally Bowman


  • Mon 24 Oct 2016 19:30