Channel 4 has announced a slate of new documentary commissions for 2019 that dig deep into the sites of power and decision-making across public bodies and private enclaves, encompassing stories that are both profoundly intimate and state of the nation. 

The Decision (w/t) 4×60’

This series gains access to Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, one of the UK’s largest mental health trusts. With demand rising and resources stretched like never before, this series will explore the unprecedented pressure on mental health services and the seemingly impossible decisions that clinicians have to make every day. The series will place viewers at the heart of the complex decision-making process, giving a unique insight into the pressures and challenges mental health trusts and patients have to deal with daily. Told with a frank first person perspective, this series will give a very personal view of mental illness in 2019; the tragedy, humour and complex challenges.

Production Company- Story Films

Executive Producers- Adam Hopkins, Peter Beard and David Nath

Series Producer- Sophie Jones

Commissioning Editors- Charlotte Desai and Rita Daniels