Next Episode of 24 Hours in A&E is
Season 24 / Episode 9 and airs on 26 July 2021 20:00
Cameras film around the clock in some of Britain's busiest A&E departments, where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day
This episode focuses on love between patients and their family. Sir John Cockburn, who's 89, may have had an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Ten-year-old Niall has broken his arm falling from a tree.
Motorcyclist Sam, who's 19, is airlifted to St George's after crashing into a bus. Seven-year-old Raheem accidentally cut his wrist while playing at home. He's worried that he might need stitches.
Mike has fallen face first onto a pavement. He has a form of epilepsy that doesn't respond well to medication. Daisy, who's 22 months old, has been kicked in the head by a racehorse.
This episode is about powerful bonds between patients and their families. Cyril, who's 91, arrives at St George's by air after being in a car crash. Five-year-old Roman has a pencil stuck in his ear.
Katrina, who's 53, has difficulty breathing and is experiencing chest pains. Angela, who's 63, was attacked by one of her cats as she shouted at a fox in her garden.
Josh, who's 10, arrives at A&E after an accident at school, unaware that his finger was cut off in the incident. Stonemason Guido dropped a marble slap on his finger and told his wife it's just a cut.
Mechanic Grant has been crushed against a brick wall by his own car while he was working on it. Doug has a rare incurable condition that has caused a growth on his head which is prone to bleeding.
Five-year-old Kayla, who has a rare form of juvenile arthritis, is struggling to breathe.
Adam is brought into the department after crashing into a car on his motorbike. He has to be sent for a CT scan to find out just how serious his injuries are.
This episode focuses on the bond between father and son. Rod is rushed to the department after falling 18 feet from scaffolding, it's soon revealed he will need extensive surgery to recover.
Paula has been referred to the hospital by her GP for urgent treatment. She has gone to her Doctor for a blood test and the results have shown a large amount of salts in her blood.
Following more of the everyday dramas in the A&E department of St. George's hospital.
79-year-old Carole is rushed into the department, with the symptoms of suffering a stroke. She is confused and so are the doctors, who need to decide what the best way to treat the elderly lady is.
John is brought into the department after been involved in an accident with a golf club that saw him been hit in the face.
Maura is rushed into A&E after suffering a fall during the night at home. Medics are concerned when the 85-year-old can't move or feel her legs, leaving Doctor Sarah to break some life-changing news to her family.
For some patients age is just a number, take Bill, a eighty-one year old cyclist who wasn't wearing a helmet and has been involved in a car crash.
A 59-year-old woman is rushed into hospital who may of suffered from a stroke. A 28 year old carpenter has cut his finger open.
Martin, aged 77 is rushed into the department after falling over at home. Whilst at the hospital he has two further seizures, so the Doctors carry out urgent tests to figure out what's going on.
A ten-year old girl is rushed to the department after twisting her leg funny whilst playing football. It becomes apparent she will need surgery. A three-year-old visits the department after having a seizure earlier in the day.
Robert, has been involved in a motorbike collision on his way to work. He faces extensive surgery and his young family have to be told the devastating news. A 54-year-old woman's heart nearly stops when she collapses whilst walking to work.
Five-year-old Isa is rushed to A&E after being hit by a car and trapped underneath it, and doctors suspect the impact may have caused serious internal damage, as well as significant head injuries. Meanwhile, 26-year-old Tom is treated after slicing through his leg with a circular saw, with medics fearing the blade has cut so deeply into the muscle tissue that it could starve his leg of blood. Plus, 85-year-old retired actor Donald comes to the hospital with pain in his bladder, and consultant Faheem is concerned there may be an infection.
Gerry, who's 75, is rushed to A&E with a dangerously high heart rate of over 250 bpm. Six-year-old Daniel has an infected blister on his foot.
In this episode, a thirteen-year-old Tom is rushed to St George's after crashing his bike head first into a parked car while racing a friend. Half of Tom's face is badly swollen and a scan is need to assess if he is suffering from any life-changing injuries. Elsewhere, a 26-year-old called Andy arrives at A&E after injuring his knee during a game of Frisbee.
Cyclist John, who's 43, is brought to A&E after crashing face first into a car. His injuries are so severe that he was put in an induced coma at the scene. Doctors send John for scans, suspecting that the impact may have caused serious damage to his brain and spine.
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns, following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George's Hospital in south west London: one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. A place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. Barrie, who's 78, is rushed to St George's with breathing difficulties. His wife Irene is with him. Barrie has been in A&E a few times in recent months with chest problems and is also suffering from dementia. While doctors carry out further tests, Irene talks about how they desperately wanted children, but found out that they couldn't. They adopted two children, but a few years later Irene found out she was pregnant and gave birth to a son on Barrie's 44th birthday.
Train driver Andy, who's 48, is rushed to A&E after falling 12 feet from a tree while cutting branches. Andy landed on his feet and has badly fractured both ankles. He doesn't have any sensation in his feet and doctors are concerned that the impact may have caused life-changing damage to critical nerves and blood vessels in his feet and legs. Medics decide to cut the skin on his calves to relieve dangerous swelling. Andy will need major surgery.
Janine, who's 44, is rushed to St George's after being kicked by a horse at her stables in Surrey. Janine was left unable to walk and had to crawl over two fields to call for help. A CT scan reveals a major fracture to Janine's pelvis and further tests are needed to determine whether her injuries could be life-changing. Janine has a life-long affection for animals, which inspired a change of life after her mother suffered a major heart attack. Retired dairy farmer Val, who's 80, is brought to Resus after suffering an uncontrollable three-hour-long nose bleed. His symptoms are complicated by anti-clotting medication that he takes for his heart.
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