Next Episode of Hospital is
Filmed over six weeks during the past three months, Hospital is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times.Edited and broadcast within weeks of filming, this timely six part series for BBC Two will capture the day-to-day realities facing the NHS right now.With exceptional access to one of the UK's biggest and busiest NHS Trusts, Hospital will bring audiences intensely close to the issues and challenges that continually dominate the headlines.Each episode will show with exceptional candour the ever-increasing demands on the NHS's services, from intricate and morally complex medical ethics to health tourism; from A&E overcrowding to cancelled operations.Shown from multiple perspectives and for the first time, the audience will see the extraordinary dilemmas and decision-making which happen every day for the consultants, surgeons and bed managers, all of which have profound consequences for patients and treatments.Crews shot across five hospitals in Imperial College Healthcare Trust London to understand the complex decision making and the impact each one can have, following the key decision makers as they attempt to care for nearly 20,000 people every week. But standing in their way are limited resources, an increasing number of emergency patients and a clock that never stops ticking. Produced in partnership with The Open University.
The opening episode of the second series of Hospital follows events as St Mary's Hospital in Paddington receives victims from the Westminster terror attack.
Nicky has ovarian cancer and is attempting to crowdfund £60,000 to buy herself a promising drug course not yet available to her on the NHS.
This episode explores the daily reality and complexity of dealing with the many patients who find their way to one of Imperial College Healthcare's hospitals hoping that the NHS can pick up the pieces. Until their care package or offsite psychiatric unit placement can be arranged, for their own safety and that of others, they can't be discharged.
How staff at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are pushing the boundaries of what is possible technologically, at a time when savings need to be made across the board.
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