New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Best Laid Plans…
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London.
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 people who have lived through tragedy and life-changing circumstances, exploring how they’ve overcome their loss and adapted to the new paths their lives have taken.
52-year-old Steve is rushed to St George’s after falling over and hitting his head on a concrete step. Steve has lost a significant amount of blood and doctors are concerned about damage to his brain and skull. Steve’s wife Sharon recalls their lives together and the excitement they shared for their future after meeting and falling in love when they were just teenagers before an unexpected event turned their plans on their head.
21-year-old Fleur has come to the urgent care centre to be assessed after waking up with swelling and pain in her left leg. Fleur talks of her childhood dreams of becoming a professional gymnast and the tragic diagnosis that changed her path.
72-year-old Muffy is rushed to resus with a suspected stroke after suffering with a weakness in her legs and slurred speech. Muffy looks back on her long spanning career as an air hostess with PanAm.
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