BBC 2 9pm tonight (26th March) - Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a day

The NHS, bless it despite its shortcomings, keeps me alive, and probably keeps many other 'Health Unlocked' posters alive.

I'll be watching : "Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day", Season 1 Episode 1 of 8, tonight (26th March)

"New series. On October 18, 2012, 100 camera crews were dispatched across the UK to film every corner of the National Health Service. This resulting documentary charts 24 hours in the life of the NHS, with the first episode revealing how it copes with the growing demands due to obesity, old age and cancer. A matron deals with 130 patients passing through the doors of her clinical decision unit in Birmingham, while a patient's weight-loss surgery in Chichester is interrupted by a devastating discovery. In Leeds, doctors use a revolutionary treatment to save the speech and movement of a 64-year-old man who has had a stroke"

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  • So will I, and agree with you Bolly, although this week has been a trying time, as my Dad final gave up his fight against Prostate Cancer which did spread to the liver. NHS were great along with support from MacMillian nurses.

  • I am sorry to hear your sad news. My husband was looked after by MacMillian nurse who was are guardian angel. Take care

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