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Season 3 / Episode 3 and airs on 01 December 2020 20:30
Heartwarming stories from one of the busiest children's wards in Wales - Wrexham Maelor, where cameras have been granted 24-hour access to the team that look after critically ill children.
It's peak viral season, and Wrexham Maelor enters its busiest time of the year. Casualty is closed, the children's ward is full and three nurses have just phoned in sick. An unprecedented insight into how the biggest hospital in north Wales copes when it is hit with the perfect storm.
The staff have hard decisions to make on how to treat a girl with suspected appendicitis.
Three critically ill babies arrive within 24 hours, but with only one high dependency unit available, the medical team moves heaven and earth to give each one the care they need.
A girl struggling to breathe is rushed in, and there's a shock diagnosis for a boy with a blood disorder who becomes very ill with symptoms that suggest something else is wrong.
A toddler is rushed in by her dad who thinks she's swallowed button batteries. A boy with leukaemia has a scare after a low temperature but entertains the nurses. Filmed pre-Covid.
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