Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney


InsHealth: Ashya King conflict resolution; GPs near work; Lipoedema 23 Sep 14

September 23rd, 2014

Episode 246 of 329 episodes

Dr Mark Porter investigates the rights that parents have when there is disagreement about the right treatments for their child in hospital. He visits the Evelina Children's hospital where they're using mediation to deal with the conflicts that can arise between doctors and parents. Why has an initiative for commuters to register with a GP close to where they work been delayed? And slim women with big legs - lipoedema - a condition that's misunderstood and misdiagnosed.