5 live Investigates

Adrian Goldberg presents an entertaining mix of dirt-digging, debunking, and intriguing interviews revealing unreported issues. Investigative news report from Adrian Goldberg’s BBC Radio 5 live programme, broadcast Sundays at 11am.

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5LI: Could rabies come to the UK?
Has the UK dropped its guard when it comes to rabies? Since last year, dogs arriving from other parts of the EU are only required to have a single rabies jab - but for some animals that's not enough to protect them from the disease. Also, the Government promises to take on the big firms delaying payment to their small contractors.
Dátum: 2013-10-20 Idő: 15:00:00
5LI: Billions owed to small firms and rise in paramedic stress
With over £30bn owed from large companies to smaller firms, why isn't a government backed prompt payment system working better? And the stress facing front line paramedics - sickness absence through stress has increased 50% in just two years. One ambulance worker explains the pressures.
Dátum: 2013-10-13 Idő: 15:00:00
5LI: Historical Child Abuse & Offshore Helicopter Safety 6 Oct 13
Are some police forces struggling to cope with historical child sex abuse allegations? And how safe are helicopters carrying oil rig workers in the North Sea? A survivor from a recent crash recounts the moment the accident happened.
Dátum: 2013-10-06 Idő: 15:00:00
5LI: Waste Fires, Loans, and Variable Speed Signs 29 Sept 13
Is the Environment Agency tough enough when it comes to enforcing regulations at waste re-cycling plants, following a number of big fires? Also… the personal loans broker accused of levying charges that customers say they didn't agree to or understand. But the company says its track record with its clients is good.
Dátum: 2013-09-29 Idő: 14:00:00
5LI: Firefighter Fitness & Bogus Driving Instructors 22 Sept 13
One in ten fire-fighters failing recommended fitness tests, according to figures released by UK fire brigades. Also: the clampdown on rogue driving instructors passing themselves off as bona-fida professionals. Police and Driving Standards Agency investigators say illegal instructors undermine road safety.
Dátum: 2013-09-22 Idő: 15:02:00
Clozapine & Property Tax Loopholes 15 Sep 13
Paul Farmer, from the mental health charity MIND, says Clozapine is a drug that can dramatically control schizophrenia but it can cause serious side effects which can prove fatal if not picked up. The medicines regulator – the MHRA – reported 339 fatal adverse reactions in 2012 suspected of being linked to the drug. He said MIND would be writing to the regulator to see if further restrictions were needed around the way the drug is used.
Dátum: 2013-09-15 Idő: 22:45:00
5LI: Hospital staff shortages 8 Sept 13
How do staff shortages in A+E and other high-pressured hospital environments impact on patient care? A BBC investigation has found that 1 in 10 A+E posts is vacant and filling them with locums and agency staff risks patient safety, says a patient pressure group.
Dátum: 2013-09-08 Idő: 13:02:00
5LI: Ringing the Changes for School Leavers 19 May 13
In four months time, all 16 and 17 year olds in England will have to be in education or training. But are schools and colleges sufficiently prepared for the influx of extra students?
Dátum: 2013-05-19 Idő: 12:17:00
5LI: Emergency Care Pressures 12 May 13
Thousands of hours of emergency ambulance time each week is lost because crews have to queue to offload patients at A+E. It means they can't respond to new 999 calls.
Dátum: 2013-05-12 Idő: 13:40:00
5LI: Ambulance Delays 05 May 13
Patients at risk as the East of England ambulance service struggles to respond to emergency calls.
Dátum: 2013-05-05 Idő: 13:02:00