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Angela Rippon

2. Holding Back the Years: Series 1, Angela Rippon

Angela Rippon takes a look at the different ways people can retire in Britain today.

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

Documentary following Rio Ferdinand a year after the loss of his wife to cancer.

Maureen Lipman

1. Holding Back the Years: Series 1, Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman discovers how people can avoid loneliness as they grow older.

Episode 2

2. Home Ground: Series 2, Episode 2

Jo Scott enters the world of competitive ploughing.

Episode 5

5. Incredible Medicine: Dr Weston's Casebook: Series 1, Episode 5

The stories of a man with very strong bones and a girl whose arm won't stop growing.

The Real Cost of Caring

Week In Week Out: The Real Cost of Caring

Sian Lloyd uncovers a recruitment crisis in the care industry.

Britain's Home-Care Crisis

Panorama: Britain's Home-Care Crisis

An investigation which reveals the nationwide shortage of home-care workers.

Episode 1

1. Home Ground: Series 2, Episode 1

Magazine series celebrating the richness of rural life in Northern Ireland.

Cop-Out on Drugs?

Week In Week Out: Cop-Out on Drugs?

Should drug users be dealt with mainly by the NHS instead of the police?

Episode 4

4. Incredible Medicine: Dr Weston's Casebook: Series 1, Episode 4

Gabriel meets a girl with two hearts and a man who can sing two notes at once.

Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis

Panorama: Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis

Sophie Hutchinson investigates the troubled state of NHS mental health services.

The Invisible Killer on Our Streets

Week In Week Out: The Invisible Killer on Our Streets

What is life like for families living on Wales's most polluted streets?

Sleepless Britain

Panorama: Sleepless Britain

Jenny Kleeman investigates the problems caused by sleep deprivation in children.

The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital

The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital

The story of six healthy men who took part in a drug trial that went terribly wrong.

The Insiders' Guide to the Menopause

The Insiders' Guide to the Menopause

Kirsty Wark sets out to find out the truth about the menopause.

Episode 6

6. Hospital: Episode 6

The surgeons must use unconventional methods to get their operations completed.

Episode 3

3. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Series 6, Episode 3

Michael Mosley and Dr Chris van Tulleken investigate omega-3 supplements.

Andrew Marr: My Brain and Me

Andrew Marr: My Brain and Me

After suffering a stroke, Andrew Marr is on a mission to better understand the human brain

Tourettes: Teenage Tics

Tourettes: Teenage Tics

A touching documentary in which 12-year-old Rory explores his Tourette's.

Episode 2

2. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Series 6, Episode 2

With a look at boosting metabolism, the effects of air pollution, and eating disorders.

Episode 5

5. Hospital: Episode 5

This episode looks at pioneering treatments for some of the oldest and youngest patients.

Episode 1

1. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Series 6, Episode 1

Michael Mosley investigates the best way to keep calories in check.

Episode 4

4. Hospital: Episode 4

The hospital's overseas officer tries to recoup money from non-UK residents on the ward.

Episode 4

4. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 4

Dr Enda Kerr treats a 67-year-old man who has had a suspected stroke.

Episode 3

3. Hospital: Episode 3

After collapsing at work, crane driver Phil is becoming increasingly paralysed each day.

Episode 3

3. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 3

Seven-year-old Tyler is admitted to A&E in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

Episode 2

2. Hospital: Episode 2

A lifesaving chest operation planned for two months is threatened by a lack of beds.

Second Opinion

Second Opinion

Dr Xand van Tulleken takes a satirical look back on 2016 in health news.

Autism: Challenging Behaviour

Autism: Challenging Behaviour

A look at how ABA (applied behaviour analysis) is used to treat autism.

Episode 2

2. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 2

A consultant performs innovative, life-saving surgery on a man to remove a brain tumour.

Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

What is the best approach for parents to take when their child is facing gender dysphoria?

Episode 1

1. Hospital: Episode 1

Two patients await life-saving surgery at St Mary's in Paddington.

Episode 1

1. Saved: At the Heart of the Health Service: Episode 1

Jonathan Spiers donates his kidney to save the life of his brother William.

My Perfect Body?

1. Hayley: My Perfect Body?

The hospital horror stories and surgery successes of those having cosmetic procedures.

The Medal Myth

10. BBC Scotland Investigates: The Medal Myth

A look at why the nation's sporting success has not translated into a healthier population

Episode 3

3. The Greatest Gift: Episode 3

Anna-Louise comes to terms with having donated her son's organs.