Next Episode of 24 Hours in A&E is
Cameras film around the clock in some of Britain's busiest A&E departments, where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day
It's another hectic day at St George's as a patient is airlifted in after being knocked unconscious. And 78-year-old Ted has fallen down the stairs and seriously hurt his head.
Harriet is rushed to St George's when the 13-year-old is knocked off her bike. Twelve-year-old Adam has a deep wound in his groin after falling from a tree and impaling his leg.
A 63-year-old builder falls from a great height while working on a construction site, and his daughter shares her stories of the sacrifices he made for her. Doctors fear a teenager who has been hit by a car may have sustained brain injuries, while a man who collapsed while playing golf talks about his unconventional upbringing in Kenya and how he had to adapt to fulfill his dreams.
Paul has transverse myelitis and may have suffered a stroke. Josh broke his leg playing American football. Eric's come to A&E feeling dizzy. His granddaughter's right by his side.
The wife, mother and daughters of a man who has been hit by a car wait for news from the doctors of whether he has suffered internal injuries, including a bleed on the brain. Other patients include a man who has cut off four of his toes mowing the lawn, and a three-year-old boy who has suffered a seizure.
A 13-year-old aspiring Olympian fractures his pelvis after falling from his bike, an injury that may have devastating long-term consequences for his sporting career. As doctors determine if an operation is needed, his mother reflects on how a spinal injury brought an end to her own dreams when she was a teenager. A motorcyclist is brought in to St Georges, having been flung six feet in the air following a collision with a car.
A bartender and dad-to-be is in A&E. An 88-year-old is rushed in after being found collapsed at home. And a young doctor describes how it feels giving bad news to patients and family.
A 21-year-old is in A&E with a suspected stroke. As the doctors run urgent tests, her dad reminisces. And James arrives with a serious leg break from being thrown from his bike.
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