24 Hours in A&E

  • Series 1 Episode 1

    The team fight to save a 'Code Red'. Theodore Chatziapostolou was dragged under a bus while crossing the road, and folded in two, with his 'nose touching his toes'.

  • Series 1 Episode 2

    More from behind the scenes in A&E at King's College Hospital. Motorcyclist Brendan has had a head-on collision with a car; and teenager Alex has badly injured his hand punching a window.

  • Series 1 Episode 3

    Eleven-year-old Kofi is rushed into Resus critically injured after being hit by a van, while a senior consultant is tested to the limit when three trauma patients arrive.

  • Series 1 Episode 4

    Accident and Emergency at King's College is filled with injured Saturday night drunks. On an average weekend over half the cases at A&E are alcohol-related.

  • Series 1 Episode 5

    The series filmed in one of Britain's busiest A&E departments reveals what can happen when something goes wrong with the brain, most commonly as a result of a stroke

  • Series 1 Episode 6

    Patients on the nightshift include a stabbing victim, an 86-year-old woman who's spent her life alone, and a former international lawyer who's lost his wife, family and home to alcoholism.

  • Series 1 Episode 7

    The medical team at King's College Hospital face a 12-hour night shift trying to treat young men with stab wounds, as their friends gather in the A&E waiting room and tension mounts.

  • Series 1 Episode 8

    The medical team, patients and their families face the meaning of life and death. One of the patients is 77-year-old John, who faces a dangerous operation for a potentially deadly aneurism.

  • Series 1 Episode 9

    The medical team faces a range of sport- and drink-related injuries on a busy Saturday. And when a family party goes horribly wrong, a father and son sustain life-threatening injuries.

  • Series 1 Episode 10

    This edition focuses on accidents, featuring one man who fell through a window while trying to clean it and another who had a nasty accident while cutting vegetables.

  • Series 1 Episode 11

    Doctors Firaz and André operate on 78-year-old Reginald, who needs surgery on a life-threatening gut condition. Other patients include Richard, who twisted his knee moon-walking in a club.

  • Series 1 Episode 12

    A&E fills up with patients, including 88-year-old Omar, who faces a dangerous stomach operation. The episode also meets the support staff who share the traumas and pressures of A&E.

  • Series 1 Episode 13

    The A&E staff talk about cases where they find it difficult to control their emotions; and German doctor Roman discusses the cultural differences between practising in Germany and the UK.

  • Series 1 Episode 14

    The final episode of the series reveals how the A&E team at King's College Hospital deal with a population that is becoming more and more psychologically fragile.

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    Series 2 Episode 1

    King's College Hospital in south London, is one of Britain's busiest A&E departments. In this edition, two cyclists are brought to A&E and a retired docker takes a shine to nurse Laura.

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    Series 2 Episode 2

    The series continues with an episode focusing on some of the youngest patients treated by King's College Hospital A&E. The programme also meets 27-year-old emergency medicine trainee Matt.

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  • Series 2 Episode 3

    Trauma consultant Simon faces a busy night, with a stream of critically ill and seriously injured patients, plus the fallout from an extraordinary night of violence on London's streets.

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    Series 2 Episode 4

    This episode explores the different ways grown men deal with pain and injury, from a cyst on the knee to a dislocated shoulder that takes a five-strong team to pull back into place.

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    Series 2 Episode 5

    This episode features young men being treated at King's, including a 19-year-old fitness fanatic injured in a canal barge accident and a pre-operative transsexual with an injured finger.

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    Series 2 Episode 6

    The series continues with a powerful and cautionary episode following the work of King's College Hospital's A&E department on the night that Whitney Houston died

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    Series 2 Episode 7

    This episode focusses on some of the elderly patients who are treated at King's College Hospital, including 83-year-old William, who hasn't seen a doctor for 40 years

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    Series 2 Episode 8

    The series continues with a dramatic episode focusing on a single saturday night at King's when the patients include drug users, drunks and a stabbing victim with the knife still in place

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    Series 2 Episode 9

    This episode focuses on mothers and daughters, including Jackie, who's trying to come to terms with her terminally ill mother Josephine's mortality

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    Series 2 Episode 10

    This episode meets staff nurse Sophie, who's only been at King's for three weeks. One of her patients is James, a chef who accidentally stabbed himself in the thigh while chopping tomatoes.

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  • Series 2 Episode 11

    As snow falls and King's prepares for a surge in slips and falls on the ice, a five-year-old girl is rushed into resus with her dad after her skirt caught alight on their gas fire

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    Series 2 Episode 12

    This episode focuses on the bond between parents and children - including the youngest patient ever featured on the series - and what happens when the roles have to be reversed due to illness

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    Series 2 Episode 13

    More cases from King's Hospital. This episode is about difficult diagnoses, from a nine-year-old girl with sudden memory loss to a woman whose symptoms may have a psychological cause.

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    Series 2 Episode 14

    The final episode of the series focuses on men with very different problems who are all being treated at the King's Emergency Department on a busy night shift

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  • Series 3 Episode 1

    The third series begins with a powerful episode about how our lives can change forever in the blink of an eye

  • Series 3 Episode 2

    Eighty-year-old grandmother Rose has fluid on her lungs and is having trouble breathing, and 55-year-old trucker Kevin has serious injuries after his lorry rolled down a verge.

  • Series 3 Episode 3

    A powerful cautionary episode: Neil is flown in by helicopter after a head-on road collision, and Matias needs help after trapping his hands in a train door and being dragged along the platform

  • Series 3 Episode 4

    It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air at King's College Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department

  • Series 3 Episode 5

    The award-winning series filmed at King's College Hospital continues with a moving and emotional episode about head injuries and the power of unconditional love

  • Series 3 Episode 6

    This episode focuses on the worried parents of a young girl who fell dangerously at the diving pool, and the difficult work of the hospital's security team

  • Series 3 Episode 7

    The series that goes behind the scenes at King's College Hospital takes a moving - and sometimes light-hearted - look at when boys become men, and passing the baton between the generations

  • Series 3 Episode 8

    This episode is about living life to the full and not looking back. Forty-seven-year-old Gary was on his motorcycle when he had a head-on collision with a car.

  • Series 3 Episode 9

    The series continues with a touching episode about people living on their own and reaching out to others. Scaffolder Thomas has been hit on the head by a six-metre pole on a building site.

  • Series 3 Episode 10

    The RTS Award-winning series continues with an episode about how men deal with pain - whether it's from injury or a broken heart...

  • Series 3 Episode 11

    This touching episode explores the responsibility of caring for elderly relatives, while reflecting on the full, and often colourful, lives that some of the older patients at King's have led

  • Series 3 Episode 12

    The series continues with an episode in which husbands and wives reflect on their enduring marriages and the changing nature of love. The A&E staff discuss wisdom and experience.

  • Series 3 Episode 13

    A powerful episode about the challenges of motherhood and the responsibility of raising sons

  • Series 3 Episode 14

    This episode focuses on fall-related and alcohol-related injuries. One in ten patients in A&E comes in after a fall.

  • Series 3 Episode 15

    The King's medical team deal with challenges ranging from a critically-injured dad to an aggravated prisoner, while 79-year-old patient Jim builds up a rapport with the female staff

  • Series 3 Episode 16

    This episode focuses on the different ways that people deal with pain and how the care and support of friends and family can help you get through almost anything

  • Series 3 Episode 17

    Senior sister Jen's first case of the night shift is a young man who's had a severe reaction to the recreational drug GBL

  • Series 3 Episode 18

    This moving episode looks at the start and end of life, as well as the joys and fears of living alone

  • Series 3 Episode 19

    On a busy Saturday night in A&E the staff have to juggle the needs of elderly patients and sick children with patients who are drunk or violent

  • Series 3 Episode 20

    This episode focuses on a young girl who is seriously injured when she's run over by a bus, as well as other pedestrians who've ended up as patients in A&E at King's College Hospital

  • Series 3 Episode 21

    This episode focuses on men of all ages facing illness and their fears

  • Series 4 Episode 1

    This episode focuses on patients rushed into King's after being involved in serious traffic accidents, and shows that not all problems are immediately obvious

  • Series 4 Episode 2

    The series continues with a touching episode dedicated to love, from the concerned parents of an unresponsive child to the dedicated sisters of a 52-year-old with Down's syndrome

  • Series 4 Episode 3

    This episode focuses on the strong bonds within families and the challenge of breaking bad news

  • Series 4 Episode 4

    It's a busy day at King's, as 400 patients are treated in 24 hours. Peggy, who's 85, comes in with her doting husband, and 25-year-old Ben's swollen finger is more serious than he realises.

  • Series 4 Episode 5

    Twelve-year-old Eddie is brought into A&E by ambulance after being hit by a car on his way home from school

  • Series 4 Episode 6

    This episode explores how friends and relatives can help in the healing process

  • Series 5 Episode 1

    The award-winning series returns with an episode filmed on Red Nose Day, with patients and staff at King's reflecting on the importance of being able to focus on the brighter side of life

  • Series 5 Episode 2

    This episode meets patients at King's College Hospital facing up to home truths. Stress and lifestyle may be contributing to 50-year-old Graham's health problems.

  • Series 5 Episode 3

    This episode looks at the lottery of life through the eyes of patients and their relatives in A&E

  • Series 5 Episode 4

    How a trip to A&E can act as a wake-up call. Malcolm is on life support after suffering a cardiac arrest. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Kamilla is rushed to King's after being knocked down by a car.

  • Series 5 Episode 5

    While some have obvious symptoms, others initially baffle the medical team. Tensions run high as police suspect a patient has come to King's with a concealed weapon.

  • Series 5 Episode 6

    This episode focuses on the huge variety of cases that come in to King's A&E every day and the even more varied life stories that the patients and their relatives have to tell

  • Series 5 Episode 7

    This episode explores the importance of friendships for staff and patients in A and E. David's housemate brings him to King's after he has seizures. Suzette has been knocked over by a cyclist.

  • Series 5 Episode 8

    This episode explores how life can change in the blink of an eye and how life or death depends on the actions of those around you when things go wrong

  • Series 6 Episode 1

    This episode looks at how A&E is a place where mums and girlfriends show their natural instinct to protect their men

  • Series 6 Episode 2

    King's is a specialist stroke centre, treating over 1300 stroke patients each year. This episode features the work of the stroke team over 24 hours in the Emergency Department.

  • Series 6 Episode 3

    Brian, who's 74, is brought to King's by ambulance after falling down a flight of stairs. His partner Margaret discusses their life together and the challenges of Brian's severe dementia.

  • Series 6 Episode 4

    This episode focuses on older patients who've had to show resilience in their lives. Ellen, who's 86, has been brought in by ambulance after her daughters found her collapsed on the floor at home.

  • Series 6 Episode 5

    This episode shows how A&E is a place where wisdom and insight are passed not just from medic to medic, but also from generation to generation

  • Series 6 Episode 6

    Builder Jamie is rushed in after falling from the roof of a building, and four-month-old Weston has been brought to paediatric A&E after suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting for over 24 hours.

  • Series 6 Episode 7

    Sixteen-year-old Max is brought to King's by air ambulance after falling 14 feet in a skate park, while Hector, who's 13, injured his hip playing football but is proud that he hasn't cried

  • Series 7 Episode 1

    This series is at a new hospital: St George's in south-west London. The trauma team fight to save the life of a young woman after a motorbike accident.

  • Series 7 Episode 2

    The specialist neurosurgical team at St George's treat a 19-year-old who sustained multiple spinal injuries in a motocross crash. Meanwhile, two other men are treated for cycling injuries.

  • Series 7 Episode 3

    Tree surgeon Paul is rushed into Resus by ambulance after falling 25 feet from a tree. And Anthony - recently diagnosed with Parkinson's and prostate cancer - has fallen down some stairs.

  • Series 7 Episode 4

    When 70-year-old John dislocates his shoulder while out running, the St George's staff put him on ketamine for the pain, and the side effects keep his wife entertained

  • Series 7 Episode 5

    Sixty-year-old Iain is rushed to St George's after falling 10 feet off a ladder. And 13-year-old Lucy has lost the feeling in her feet and hands after falling off a trampoline.

  • Series 7 Episode 6

    The St George's A&E team treat two trauma patients who arrive by helicopter on the hospital's new helipad. And 82-year-old ladies' man Rusty has been hit by a car and has a broken ankle.

  • Series 7 Episode 7

    This episode focuses on the important links we have to our immediate family and the qualities that we inherit from our parents. Seven-year-old Freddie has fallen several metres from a tree.

  • Series 7 Episode 8

    Retired builder Roger has fallen four metres from his daughter's roof. And Tad, who's 29, has come to St George's with a dangerously high heart rate, which could possibly lead to a stroke.

  • Series 8 Episode 1

    Thirteen-year-old Will gets a CT scan for head injuries sustained in a baseball accident, baby Amira has an irregular heartbeat, and pizza delivery rider Chris has been knocked off his motorbike

  • Series 8 Episode 2

    Carole, who's 45, has had a heart attack. She talks about being put into care when she was 11, using heroin, turning her life around then losing touch - until recently - with her partner.

  • Series 8 Episode 3

    The staff at St George's tackle one of their most dramatic and unusual emergencies. Rail worker Alan has been hit by a high-speed train and is at risk of losing his right arm.

  • Series 8 Episode 4

    Eleven-month-old Isabel is rushed to St George's after suffering a fit and becoming unconscious. And 22-year-old Felix is brought in with a self-inflicted stab wound.

  • Series 8 Episode 5

    This episode focuses on older patients who are often reluctant to get the help they need, and younger patients who are treated after very different accidents

  • Series 8 Episode 6

    This episode explores freedom, independence and renewal. Tree surgeon David, who has fallen 40 feet, lives every day to the full. Anne spent 30 years in an asylum. Now she's making up for lost time.

  • Series 8 Episode 7

    This episode meets patients who've found love in unexpected ways. Anthony met his partner online while she was learning English. Gladys, who's 83, used to be married to her husband's brother.

  • Series 8 Episode 8

    This episode focuses on close relationships between parents, children and partners. Nine-year-old Robert, who has a dangerously high heart rate, comes in with his dad.

  • Series 8 Episode 9

    This episode focuses on strong women who find themselves in A&E on the same day with a wide range of problems

  • Series 8 Episode 10

    This episode focuses on patients recovering from broken bones as well as broken relationships. Fifty-year-old Nikki and her mum Angela have been in a serious car crash.

  • Series 8 Episode 11

    Ten-month-old baby Amy is rushed to St George's after she's stopped breathing. Meanwhile, expectant dad Craig has had a miraculous escape after falling 30 feet while motocross racing.

  • Series 8 Episode 12

    This episode meets families whose strong bonds have been forged through adversity. Retired doctor Patrick is brought to St George's after falling from his horse and being dragged 40 metres.

  • Series 8 Episode 13

    This episode meets patients and families looking to the future rather than dwelling on the past. Scott, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teenager, has badly cut his knee on a night out.

  • Series 9 Episode 1

    This episode features people suffering misfortune while doing what they love, including a father and son who have been in a motorbike crash together, and a 14-year-old boy who has fallen from a tree

  • Series 9 Episode 2

    This episode features patients who fell in love with their partners at first sight, including pub landlord Tony, who was immediately smitten when he met Laura, but took two years to win her over

  • Series 9 Episode 3

    Actor Dudley has come to A&E after injuring his shoulder rushing to catch a train, and 82-year-old Barbara and her 80-year-old husband Clarence are brought in after being knocked over by a motorbike

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