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
Return of the documentary following life inside an A&E department. The series begins with the story of 22-year-old police officer Hazel, who is rushed to St George's after crashing her motorbike while out on a ride with her father. Meanwhile, 86-year-old John is admitted to A&E with a suspected `triple A" - a ruptured aortic aneurysm in his abdomen, a condition that can be fatal. The doctors must work quickly to diagnose the cause of the internal bleeding, but their investigations reveal further complications. John's children share the story of their father's life, and his surprising secret that sent shockwaves through the family.
This episode follows the stories of three patients and how they cope when life takes an unexpected turn, including a patient who severed three of his fingers with an electric saw. Elsewhere, a man with motor neurone disease is rushed to St George's with severe sepsis, and a teenager struggles to come to terms with the impact of serious injuries he sustained in a car crash six weeks ago.
An episode following the stories of fathers and sons and the bonds between them. John is rushed into St George's with a life threatening abdominal aortic aneurism. As the doctors work out whether they can save the 77-year-old's life with emergency surgery, his only son discusses the prospect of losing his father. Elsewhere, cameras follow Jamie, whose motorbike collided with a car on a motorway slip road on his way to work, and carpenter Noel arrives in A&E after partially amputating his thumb.
A 14-year-old is rushed in after falling head first off her bike. A 56-year-old man can't breathe due to an ear infection. And a plasterer has had a serious accident at work.
James is rushed to St George's after a head-on car crash. Margaret's had a fall, but her daughter has tales to tell of her mother's adventurous life in London in the swinging 60s.
Barbara arrives at St George's with a dangerously high heart rate. John woke up and couldn't feel his leg. And Suzy has come to A&E after being badly bitten by her dog.
A look back at some of the most memorable stories filmed at King's College Hospital in South London, featuring two patients seen after life-threatening accidents, and a third who is elderly and evokes feelings of loss, happiness and pride for an onlooker in the waiting room.
Featuring the stories of three patients filmed at St George's in south London, including a retired air stewardess who was rushed into hospital after seriously cutting her leg as her best friend's 70th birthday party. Monica arrives in A&E with hip pain, and talks about growing up in Trinidad and her early years working in the UK as a nurse, and patient Christine has stroke-like symptoms and is suffering with tremors on the left side of her body.
Look backing at some of the most memorable stories filmed at King's College Hospital, including a young woman who had been knocked unconscious in an attack on her way home. Elsewhere, 91-year-old Rose is rushed to King's with a suspected stroke, and reminisces about the strength and resilience of her own grandmother, and a junior doctor talks about his background growing up in Liverpool.
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