The RTS award-winning – and 2019 BAFTA nominated – documentary series is back with its 19th series on Channel 4.

The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

This episode – A life less ordinary – features three patients who are seen within the same 24 hour period.

33 year old Lucy comes into St George’s having suffered a severe epileptic seizure that left her unconscious. Consultant Manny reflects on the damage a seizure of such magnitude might have done to her body. Lucy’s parents Dennis and Carol recount Lucy’s childhood as one of a pair of twins. They explain their fear that without constant supervision something awful could happen to Lucy when she has a seizure.

Simon has come to the Urgent Care Centre with severe pain in his neck, joined by his partner Tom while two year old Sophie has been brought to paediatric A&E by her mum, Beverley, after her brother squirted her in the face with a cleaning product.

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