Next Episode of Dispatches is
Season 2017 / Episode 10 and airs on 27 March 2017 19:00
Dispatches is the British TV current affairs documentary series on Channel 4, first transmitted in 1987. The programme covers issues about British society, politics, health,religion, international current affairs and the environment, and often features a mole inside organisations under journalistic investigation.
Each year Britain's airports make roughly £2 billion from shops in their terminals. Harry Wallop goes undercover to investigate the secrets of airport shops.
Thousands of young people with severe learning disabilities and autism are still locked up in hospitals, despite promises made by the government in its Transforming Care Policy. NHS commissioners continue to send these vulnerable young people to big institutions, instead of providing more bespoke care packages to meet their complex needs. This Dispatches Special from Bafta Award-winning director Alison Millar tells the stories of families whose loved ones have been locked away in one of the biggest institutions in the country, subject to restraint, seclusion and frequent sedation. The programme also shows what good care looks like, and the dramatic improvements it can make to people's quality of life. With mental health services facing a rise in demand at the same time as public spending is being squeezed, the programme asks how best to provide appropriate care for those in desperate need.
Morland Sanders investigates the impact that Brexit is having on the NHS, as it faces the largest nursing shortage in recent times.
Seyi Rhodes investigates the impact of the government's latest benefit cap and learns that its unintended consequences may push the benefits bill up in other ways.
Dispatches investigates Coca-Cola, one of the world's most iconic brands.
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