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Doctor’s refusal to treat man

Title
Doctor’s refusal to treat man
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Jan 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:16
Description
Interview with a post office telephone operator named Harry Autton who criticises the behaviour of surgeon at Battle Hospital, Reading, Dr. Patrick Chesterman, for refusing to treat a hip problem, due to his trade union membership. Also includes reaction from an NHS spokesperson. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Harry Autton
Keywords
Human rights; Trade unions; Health services; Patrick Chesterman; Medical ethics; NHS; Medical treatment; Doctors; Harry Autton

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