New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lasting Legacy…
Filmed during the autumn of 2020, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty fourth 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 explores how the legacy we leave to our loved ones can help shape their lives for the better. A nurse shares her story of finding a career she loves and how caring for patients is something that comes naturally to her.
93-year-old Sir Robert is rushed to St George’s with a low heart rate, dizziness and confusion. Doctors are concerned he may need a pacemaker fitted. Sir Robert’s wife Lady Malpas arrives in resus to be at her husband’s bedside. Lady Malpas tells the story of Sir Robert’s extraordinary life and a near death experience just two years earlier.
29-year-old Brad has come to ED Injuries after crushing his finger at work on a construction site. Brad talks about what masculinity means to him and the importance of male role models that helped shape the man he has become.
Severe haemophiliac Tom walked into A&E after falling off his bike, hurting his shoulder and finger. Tom reflects on living life with his condition and how it has informed his and his family’s life.