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Dear Mr Pink

Synopsis
Story of an employee of Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, who put his elerly patients before his job. With eye-witness accounts of night shifts on the acute geriatric wards where he worked, Mr Pink tried to convince the hopistal management that patients’ lives were at risk through lack of staff. When his letters were published in the ‘Guardian’, he became a hero, but was dismissed from work shortly thereafter.
Series
40 Minutes, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 40 min.
Year of production
1992
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £65.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 in 1992.
Subjects
Business studies
Keywords
employment; hospitals; whistle-blowing

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Address
Now part of BBC Learning
Notes
This company is no longer trading under this name and currently does not have a web presence. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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