24 hours in A&E follows the tremendous stories of patients and medical staff in St. George’s trauma team.
In the first episode of the new series, the trauma team fight to save the life of a young woman after a horrific motorbike accident. 29-year-old dental nurse Kerry arrives from Essex by emergency air ambulance on the hospital’s new helipad as a ‘code red’ patient. She was riding her motorbike when she lost control and crashed, completely severing her right leg below the knee.
19-year-old Billy has been thrown twenty feet from his motocross bike during a race, suffering multiple spinal injuries and he’s lost sensation from the chest down. He’s been transferred from a hospital in Brighton to St George’s for treatment by the specialist neurosurgical team.