New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Enduring Love…
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty third 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 – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.
This episode follows the stories of three patients who illustrate the enduring bonds between people in times of need and how love in its many forms can see people through.
Josh is brought to A&E following a fall playing American football, it becomes rapidly evident that he has broken his ankle. As doctors assess the damage to the limb we hear from his partner Amy. She explains how they met and that they are due to be married but their wedding is now in jeopardy.
Paul is in resus having become weak and confused at the neurological hospital where he is a resident. While doctors investigate whether Paul has had a stroke, his wife Heather tells us of the horrific change in their lives when Paul was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis.
Meanwhile Eric is at St Georges with his granddaughter Kayleigh after becoming dizzy and feeling unwell. Doctors examine Eric to find out the cause of his symptoms and we hear from Kayleigh about the difficulties she faced following her father’s death and how grandfather, Eric stepped in and helped her out.