Saving The Patient

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20001120

In the series about the Government's plans to reform the NHS, Jenny Cuffe reports on efforts at Southampton General Hospital to tackle Britain's number one killer, heart disease. Will the arrival of 70 Filipino nurses solve the problem of long waiting lists and a shortage of beds?

20001127

Series examining the Government's plans to reform the NHS, with Jenny Cuffe. She reports from Southampton, where elderly patients are stranded in acute hospital beds for lack of nursing home places.

20001204

Series about the Government's plans to reform the NHS, with Jenny Cuffe. She visits a GP's surgery to find out how Government plans will affect those on the front line. One in four consultations relates to a mental health problem, but do patients get the help they need?

Counting The Cost20001113

Will more of us feel the need to go private, or can we trust the Government's new plan to rescue the NHS? Jenny Cuffe reports from Southampton.