OU on the BBC: A Picture of Health - Episode 1

In the first episode of A Picture of Health, we look at polio, having babies, and why you should 'clunk click' every trip

By: The OpenLearn team (Programme and web teams)

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Creative commons image SDM-LK-241 / World Bank Photo Collection / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license Episode 1 looks at having babies In little more than a lifetime medical care has changed beyond all recognition—A Picture of Health is the story of how it happened, told first hand by the patients, doctors, surgeons and nurses who were there.

In the first episode, presenter Larry Lamb and guests look at how the role of a father-to-be has been transformed, and tell the story of the iconic seatbelt advert: 'Clunk Click'. Guests include Angela Rippon and Paul Ross.

A Picture of Health on TV

The first episode of A Picture of Health is broadcast on Monday 27 February at 9:15am on BBC One. For more information, visit the BBC website.

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