Broadcaster: BBC1 (London)
Genre: Factual, News magazine
The term “postcode lottery” emerges from the fact that access to particular drugs and treatments can vary depending upon where you live. In the clip (8 mins 25), Annie moved from Wales to live with her daughter in London to be eligible to receive the anti-cancer drug Avastin. Another woman, Rose, is still living in Wales but relies on using up her pension pot and fundraising by friends in order to receive Avastin privately.