New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A pillar of strength…
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 follows the stories of three patients and the people they turn to when life takes an unexpected turn.
43 year old Mohammad, who has motor neurone disease, is rushed to St Georges with severe sepsis. As doctors work to get the infection under control, we hear from his wife and now full time carer, Kelly, about how the man she ruled out as young enough to be her son, ended up being the love of her life.
After falling 20ft from a billboard, the trauma team are concerned 47 year old David has suffered lifechanging injuries. When CT scans reveal a broken femur requiring urgent surgery, David confides in his best friend Keith his fears that he might never work again.
70 year old retired journalist Tom is in the urgent care centre after knocking his arm. His wife, Eileen, shares the story of the life they’ve lived together from Tom’s proposal after one too many Baileys to setting up a successful international news business. After a life time spent together, their future plans have been turned upside down due to an unexpected bombshell six weeks ago.
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