Preview – Hospital

Picture Shows: Lisa Howell, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool. Image Credit: BBC/Label1/Ryan McNamara.

The last episode in the current series takes us to Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

This establishment is one of the few that offers Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy, a spinal operation which helps people with cerebral palsy. While the NHS only funds operations for certain children aged between three and nine, the lead SDR surgeon at the hospital is trying to convince people that a 15-year-old patient also deserves the treatment too.

Hospital is on BBC Two at 21.00.