Healthcare has adopted the advances of virtual reality through medical training, phobia treatment and also therapy.
Shafi Ahmed a cancer surgeon from Royal London Hospital broadcast the first live VR surgery in April which was viewed by over 50,000 people across the world. He features in this documentary and explained what this meant for medical care.
VR is no longer just for gaming with many industries endorsing the technology. But are there risks to this phenomenon?
This Radio 4 documentary explores just how much virtual reality is impacting healthcare and what the future holds.
This is Digital Health: Will virtual reality change healthcare?
Behind the scenes
Take a look at the production process here.
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