Series 1 · Episode 1
Britain is in the grip of an asthma epidemic. It’s a debilitating condition that can kill and it affects over a million children who rely on drugs to relieve terrifying attacks. Dispatches investigates a possible solution that could transform the lives of asthmatics and save the NHS millions of pounds.
Series 1 · Episode 2
Dispatches continues its experiment to see if it’s possible to treat asthma by removing the allergens that can trigger attacks. The 12 children who volunteered for this unique experiment have been allergy-tested to find out which irritants set off their asthma.