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The Dirty War On The NHS

  • Episode:

    1 of 1

  • Title:

    A film by John Pilger

  • Transmission (TX):

    Tue 17 Dec 2019

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    10.45pm - 12.40am

  • Week:

    Week 51 2019 : Sat 14 Dec - Fri 20 Dec

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  • Published:

    Mon 25 Nov 2019

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The Dirty War On The NHS 
A film by John Pilger

John Pilger's new documentary, The Dirty War on the NHS, is a powerful and timely investigation into the National Health Service. 

The ‘last bastion of true public service’, says Pilger, the NHS was designed to give millions of people ‘freedom from fear’. He explores how the NHS has been influenced by the insurance-based healthcare system in the US that denies medical treatment to millions. 

Filmed in Britain and the United States, Pilger's compelling film, his 61st, gives voice to those who warn that time may be running out in the battle to save both the NHS and the fundamental human right to medical care.

Written, Directed and Produced by John Pilger
Executive Producer: Christopher Hird

This is a Dartmouth Films production for ITV