How the new 'modern' hospital designs changed the relationships of staff and patients.
Sexual Health Service
How the contraceptive pill forced the NHS to acknowledge women sexual health needs.
How unsung heroine Barbara Robb exposed glaring gaps in the care of the mentally ill.
How Cecily Saunders' 'modern hospice' movement forced the NHS to plan for a 'good death'.
How the NHS responded to the birth of the first test tube baby in 1978.
How the Black Report in 1980 and others exposed inequalities in health in deprived areas.
A baby died, wards were closed and nurses went on strike. An NHS crisis in the 1980s.
The New Plague
How the NHS responded to a new fatal disease, Aids, in the 1980s.
Policing the Bugs
When MRSA and other hospital bugs hit the headlines, the NHS had to clean up its act.
Too Much Medicine
Breast screening highlighted the issue of over-diagnosis and over-treatment in the NHS.
From cleaning bedpans to treating broken bones: how nursing in the NHS has changed.
The NHS has never had enough money. How have health ministers dealt with it?
The series which traces decisive moments in the history of the NHS.
Training to save the treasures of Iraq
Eight female archaeologists from Mosul travel to London to train with the British Museum
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
The fat acceptance movement
The National Association to Aid Fat Americans, NAAFA, held its first meeting in June 1969
Soldiers in WW1 experienced a sonic onslaught. Prof Hendy considers life under bombardment
The story behind Joseph Heller's acclaimed, satirical anti-war novel which sold millions