The Surgery Ship

The Surgery Ship

Overview

Broadcaster: National Geographic
Production Company: Media Stockade
Genre: Documentary Series
Duration: 8 x 60'
Year Released: 2017

More than 70% of the world’s population are unable to access essential surgery, as a result many treatable illnesses become life-threatening. For so many people the surgery ship is their only hope, they have no other way of getting the vital medical care they need. From the producers of the award-winning documentary of the same name, this eight-part series returns to The Surgery Ship to take a more in-depth look at the inspiring stories of the volunteer doctors and nurses making life and death decisions every day, as well as the patients whose lives are transformed.