Westmead Hospital takes centre stage for phage therapy documentary ‘Last Chance to Save a Life’

Westmead Hospital in the Westmead Health Precinct is showcased in an upcoming SBS documentary called ‘Last Chance to Save a Life’, focusing on the incredible work being done with bacteriophages – or ‘phages’ for short – in the fight against serious illnesses.

Phage therapy is explored in this real-time documentary, following Westmead Hospital specialist Professor Jon Iredell and his team as they treat a patient who is just about out of options.

Watch the trailer below.

You can tune in to this documentary on SBS at 8.30pm AEDT on Thursday 15 February, or watch on demand.