The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs (Series 2)

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Project Details

  • PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE: Jane Bevan
  • PRODUCTION MANAGER : Deepa Shah
  • PRODUCER : Tomiko Newson
  • Executive Producer : Dominique Walker
  • Series Producer: Tom Beard
  • BBC
  • May 2018

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Two years ago, Dr Chris van Tulleken discovered we’re taking more prescription drugs than ever before – a billion prescriptions a year in the UK. He worked with a GP surgery to get patients to try drug free alternatives -with amazing results.

Now he’s on a new mission; from drugs for ADHD to anti-depressants, Dr. Chris van Tulleken wants to understand why British kids are taking more than 3 times more meds than they were 40 years ago. (177 characters)to understand why we’re giving British kids more than 3 times more meds than we were 40 years ago.