The Nation's Health

Jonathan Miller presents a six-part series about the development of the nation's health.

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0101Getting Started20020905

Medical historians recall the creation of a National Health Service.

0102Public Health20020912

Epidemiologists talk about the public's increasing awareness of the link between health and lifestyle.

0103The Risks Of Safety20020919

Immunisation has virtually eliminated some diseases, but vaccines carry risks of their own.

0104The Amiable Juice20020926

Jonathan Miller traces the development of the National Blood Service.

0105Doing What Comes Naturally20021003

Jonathan discusses organ transplantation.

0106 LASTWho Cares?20021010

Technological advances have prolonged life expectancy, and there is now a need for long term social care for the elderly.