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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

Series taking a look at the health service in Northern Ireland.

My Perfect Body?

1. Hayley: My Perfect Body?

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

Second Opinion

Second Opinion

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

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.

Do I Drink Too Much?

Do I Drink Too Much?

Jamie Owen explores Wales's tempestuous relationship with drink.

Inside Britain's Fertility Business

Panorama: Inside Britain's Fertility Business

Reporter Deborah Cohen investigates expensive add-ons sold at some fertility clinics.

Episode 15

15. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 15

Thirteen-year-old Harvey was playing badminton at school and felt his knee lock.

Episode 11

11. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 11

In Romford's Queen's Hospital Maternity Unit, Lauren is hoping for a natural birth.

Sepsis: Understanding Why Dad Died

Week In Week Out: Sepsis: Understanding Why Dad Died

Derek Brockway investigates sepsis, the condition which killed his dad Cliff last year.

Episode 10

10. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 10

Joanne and her dad are rushed to hospital after being involved in a car crash.

Episode 9

9. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 9

A 63-year-old arrives in A&E with a serious head injury after falling off a ladder.

Nursing Homes Undercover

Panorama: Nursing Homes Undercover

Panorama goes undercover in two nursing homes and finds evidence of cruelty and neglect.

Episode 6

6. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 6

At Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lisa has a new battery fitted to her pacemaker.

Episode 8

8. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 8

At hospital in Birmingham, Annamarie needs surgery to repair the cartilage in her knee.

Episode 7

7. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 7

At the maternity unit in Romford's Queen's Hospital, Shola is expecting triplets.

Episode 5

5. Secret Life of the Hospital Bed: Episode 5

At the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham, Stephen has arrived for leg surgery.

Black Nurses: The Women Who Saved the NHS

Black Nurses: The Women Who Saved the NHS

How Caribbean and African women came to the UK to save the then ailing health service.

Episode 4

4. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 1, Episode 4

The Lalley Centre staff try to encourage locals to take pride in their neighbourhood.

Episode 3

3. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 1, Episode 3

Sister Rita tries to help even more people by tackling loneliness.

Episode 2

2. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 1, Episode 2

Sister Rita's drop-in centre is chosen to pilot a new government scheme.

Episode 3

3. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 2, Episode 3

Sister Rita makes it her mission to show the locals how to eat well on a budget.

Obesity: The Post Mortem

Obesity: The Post Mortem

A specialist pathology team conducts a post-mortem on the body of a 17-stone woman.

Episode 2

2. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 2, Episode 2

Sister Rita hatches a new plan to revitalise the abandoned shops next to the food bank.

Episode 1

1. Sister Rita to the Rescue: Series 2, Episode 1

Sister Rita's plans to supply fresh produce for the food bank are threatened.

Richard Parks on Everest

Richard Parks on Everest

Richard Parks attempts to summit Mount Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen.

Part 3

3. Storyville: Fatal Experiments: The Downfall of a Supersurgeon, Part 3

Doctors question Macchiarini's transplantation of plastic tracheas and raise the alarm.

Part 2

2. Storyville: Fatal Experiments: The Downfall of a Supersurgeon, Part 2

Macchiarini's work seems at risk when he discovers faults with the new synthetic organs.

Part 1

1. Storyville: Fatal Experiments: The Downfall of a Supersurgeon, Part 1

Paolo Macchiarini has been accused of using terminally ill patients as guinea pigs.

Episode 1

1. Ambulance: Episode 1

An unexpected spike in 999 calls means drastic action has to be taken.

Diabetes: The Hidden Killer

Panorama: Diabetes: The Hidden Killer

An investigation into a growing health epidemic in Britain.

Episode 3

3. Ambulance: Episode 3

The London Ambulance Service brace themselves for a demanding weekend shift.

Episode 1

1. The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs: Episode 1

Dr Chris van Tulleken takes over part of a GP surgery to stop patients' prescription pills

Episode 3

3. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor: Series 5, Episode 3

The doctors test whether the spice turmeric could help protect us against cancer.