New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Pride and Prejudice
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a 20th 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.
52-year-old Jonathan is rushed to A&E after being hit by a car after cycling home from work. On arrival at St George’s there are high emotions as his wife, Sarah and daughter see Jonathan and his head injury. Sarah is at his side and reveals how she met Jonathan while working in her local pub and how important it was that he formed a relationship with her brother who was born with Downs Syndrome. Jonathan must undergo a CT scan to discover just how serious his head injury is.
92-year-old Clifford, a former Baptist minister, has been blue lighted to St George’s after falling while out walking near his home. He cannot remember falling and the hospital is concerned that he might have to stay in over night…Clifford’s wife Margaret is with him at his bed side and she reveals their old fashioned courtship and how their family has been affected by great tragedy which in turn affected her own faith.
41-year-old painter and decorator, Wayne, has come to A&E with a wrist injury that proves challenging to diagnose. Wayne reveals his own past, growing up in a large family and being a young father himself, which forced him to grow up fast.
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