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
Maria, who's 52, suffers from MS and has been brought to resus with suspected sepsis. As doctors work to regulate her temperature, her husband Duncan talks about their life together and how they supported each other through her diagnosis. Eve, who's 83, is in A&E with her husband John after she fell down the stairs into her basement. She has an open ankle fracture that needs urgent realignment to restore the blood flow to her leg and foot. And six-year-old Grace has come to hospital with her dad Ben after getting a piece of tissue stuck in her ear.
This episode explores the chances that people take in life and whether a gamble ever pays off. Megan, who's 20, is rushed to St George's after being involved in a high-speed car crash. As doctors work to assess her injuries, it becomes clear how her hedonistic lifestyle has put her at risk. James, who's 78, is transferred from his local hospital with suspected internal bleeding. And 40-year-old Jibraeel has lodged a cotton bud in his ear.
The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain, which is under more pressure than ever. It's a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. Tony, who's 48, was riding pillion with his father when their motorbike was involved in a crash. Both he and his father are badly injured and Tony is flown in to St George's by emergency helicopter. Alison, who's 31, is transferred from another hospital after being kicked with such force by a horse that her leg was broken. And keen cyclist Harry, who's 12, also arrives with leg injuries, after being involved in a 10-bike pile-up at a velodrome.
Tim came off his bike and has suspected spinal injuries. Jeanette is struggling to breathe. Mollie, who's 91, is in A&E after her daughter accidentally crashed into a lamp post.
Hussnain is rushed to A&E after being caught up in an accident involving a police car chasing another vehicle. And wrestler Kieran comes in after injuring his knee in a bout.
Stephen has shown signs of a stroke. A van ran over Billy's chest when he was in a motorcycle accident. Two-year-old Freddie has jammed his thumb in a door.
Aiden has hurt his feet on the monkey bars at school. Mark has come off his bike. Doctors are concerned that he may have life-changing damage to his spine. Dibs has fallen 10 feet off a balcony.
Judy is airlifted to St George's after being trampled by cows while she was walking her dog. Tamzen has broken her leg at trampoline practice. Hermione has cut her hand at work.
Three-year-old Clara has a chickpea stuck up her nose. Danny has fallen 20 feet through a skylight. Tara has severe abdominal pains. Her husband keeps her entertained in A&E.
Richard has fallen off a ladder while he was fixing his roof. Doreen has a serious infection. Five-year-old Cojo has injured his elbow while he was wrestling with his brother.
Sydney has severe chest pains. Alan has fallen and fractured his elbow. John has been in a cycling accident. He went over his handlebars and was unconscious for 10 minutes.
Mother of six Lillian has extremely low blood pressure. Doctors treat her for sepsis and discover that she's in the latter stages of pancreatic cancer. She's joined by her husband of 58 years, Peter, and their granddaughter Kelly. Dennis, who's 78, is having difficulty breathing after he broke several ribs by tripping over a curb. And Carolyn, who's 32, bruised her neck and face when she slipped on wet decking on a night out with friends.
Psychiatric nurse Christie has severe burns after being attacked by a patient. Joe's cousin accidentally stabbed him in the thigh. Freddie, who's two, has a pain in his eye.
Eddie has been weakened by chemotherapy and has severe sepsis. Ex-paratrooper Martin has sustained life-changing injuries in a paraglider crash. Graham's nose won't stop bleeding.
Zac has dislocated and fractured his ankle playing football. Doctors work swiftly to restore the blood flow to his foot. Ian has fallen off a lorry tailgate. Jayden has a swollen eye.
Glyn's brought in after his leg's run over by a three tonne digger. John, who has severe sepsis, is admitted after a fall at home. And a toddler is brought in with diarrhoea.
Keen cyclist Stephen, who's 48, has severely damaged his ankle after coming off his bike deep in Surrey woods. Derek, who's 89, is rushed in after collapsing with a suspected stroke in his garden. The stroke team have to urgently decide whether or not to thrombolyse. And Bridget, who's 70, broke her wrist when she slipped on a mountain path in Greece.
This episode features three men who are all at varying stages of their lives and relationships and who are all supported in A&E by their partners. Fifty-three-year old Neil is rushed in with severe chest and lung injuries after coming off his bike and being found unconscious. Michael, 40, is brought in with chest pain and a heart rate of up to 180bpm after collapsing on a golf course. And finally, George,27, and his girlfriend are in after he accidentally grazes his eye on a low hanging branch.
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