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Productions Ltd. makes TV documentaries
on science, medicine and general health issues.
The London company was set up as a partnership in 1978 and became a limited
company in 1981 after securing one of the earliest Channel 4 commissions
for factual programming. Their first series on injury from prescribed drugs,
'Kill or Cure?' was repeated in the U.K. and has been screened in
many different countries.
For over a decade, Meditel has made network programmes and series
for Channel 4, Thames TV, Central TV, and Television South West
and has won three major TV awards. It is the first independent company
ever to win a Royal Television Society Journalism Award.
its close and continuing contact with medical advisers in different fields,
Meditel is able to focus on important issues well before they are
picked up by the national or international press.
1989 Meditel became part of the Broadcast Communications,
Britain's largest independent supplier of programming to Channel 4.