Wales This Week

Wales This Week: Fighting my Obsessions

OCD - or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - is a mental health illness which can destroy lives. But how much help is there in Wales for those who are suffering?

Wales this Week hears from one woman who says she had to pay for private treatment to fight her obsession, and we speak to a father whose daughter had to go to England to be treated.

Further support and advice on OCD can be found at any of the following websites:
OCD Action
Health Unlocked OCD forum

Wales This Week: Beating The Odds

For millions of people, gambling is a harmless pastime. But for some it can lead to a life of debt, broken relationships and even prison.

Wales This Week meets three people who have tried to escape their addiction and reclaim their lives

Wales This Week: Bad Blood

It's been called a tragedy comparable to Hillsborough and a "cover up on an industrial scale".

Yet over thirty years since it hit the headlines victims of the so called ‘Tainted Blood Scandal’ are still waiting for answers as to how thousands of haemophiliacs were infected with diseases such as Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.

With a public inquiry planned, Wales This Week speaks to the families living with the consequences of the scandal and asks why Welsh doctors and politicians kept the truth from the victims

Wales This Week: The Truth About Takeways

Andrea Byrne investigates the hygiene horrors lurking inside some of our restaurants and takeaways. Is it time we took a closer look at what and where we’re eating?

Wales This Week: Too Much Too Young

Wales This Week speaks to some of the online stars of tomorrow and asks if this world of smartphones, sexy clothes and steamy TV Shows is causing our children to grow up far too quickly.

Homeless: Stories from the Street

Filmed in a single day, Wales This Week takes a snapshot of life on the streets of Wales’ capital city.

Andrea Byrne meets rough sleepers who describe the struggles of their daily lives, and speaks to some of the people who are trying to help them.

Wales This Week: Botched Beauty

Anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are more popular than ever, but staying youthful can be a risky business.

Andrea Byrne investigates the dangers of cosmetic injectables and discovers what can happen when treatments backfire.

Drugs: The Next Epidemic

A year since so called legal highs were banned, Wales This Week witnesses the war on a new type of drug.

It's cheaper than heroin and potentially more dangerous; experts now warn of an emerging crisis on our streets.