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24 hours in A&E

Tuesdays 8.30pm

Show Synopsis

The award-winning documentary series returns following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain - under more pressure than ever. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

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Go behind the scenes of one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain.

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Episode 11, Series 13

Tuesday June 22 at 2:05am

Someone To Come Home To

Episode 11 | Series 13

Richard (47) arrives at St George's after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Doreen (87) is rushed to resus with a serious infection and 5 year old Connor John is in paediatrics with his…

Episode 12, Series 13

Tuesday June 22 at 10:15am

Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

Episode 12 | Series 13

John (54) comes into A&E after going over the handlebars of his bike. Sydney (87) is suffering from severe chest pain and Alan (84) comes in after falling on his elbow.

Episode 12, Series 13

Tuesday June 22 at 6:35pm

Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

Episode 12 | Series 13

John (54) comes into A&E after going over the handlebars of his bike. Sydney (87) is suffering from severe chest pain and Alan (84) comes in after falling on his elbow.

Episode 12, Series 13

Wednesday June 23 at 2:05am

Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

Episode 12 | Series 13

John (54) comes into A&E after going over the handlebars of his bike. Sydney (87) is suffering from severe chest pain and Alan (84) comes in after falling on his elbow.

Episode 13, Series 13

Wednesday June 23 at 10:15am

The Kids Are Alright

Episode 13 | Series 13

Cyclist Ollie (16) arrives after a collision with a car. Dominic's (16) throat is bleeding after having his tonsils out and Narayan (6) stuck a piece of paper in his ear.

Episode 13, Series 13

Wednesday June 23 at 6:35pm

The Kids Are Alright

Episode 13 | Series 13

Cyclist Ollie (16) arrives after a collision with a car. Dominic's (16) throat is bleeding after having his tonsils out and Narayan (6) stuck a piece of paper in his ear.

Episode 13, Series 13

Thursday June 24 at 2:05am

The Kids Are Alright

Episode 13 | Series 13

Cyclist Ollie (16) arrives after a collision with a car. Dominic's (16) throat is bleeding after having his tonsils out and Narayan (6) stuck a piece of paper in his ear.

Episode 14, Series 13

Thursday June 24 at 10:15am

To Have And To Hold

Episode 14 | Series 13

Nikkita (27) suffers a severe epileptic fit. Phillip (89) has collapsed at home after experiencing chest pain and Sebastian has sliced the tops of his fingers off whilst at work.

Episode 14, Series 13

Thursday June 24 at 6:35pm

To Have And To Hold

Episode 14 | Series 13

Nikkita (27) suffers a severe epileptic fit. Phillip (89) has collapsed at home after experiencing chest pain and Sebastian has sliced the tops of his fingers off whilst at work.

Episode 14, Series 13

Friday June 25 at 2:05am

To Have And To Hold

Episode 14 | Series 13

Nikkita (27) suffers a severe epileptic fit. Phillip (89) has collapsed at home after experiencing chest pain and Sebastian has sliced the tops of his fingers off whilst at work.

Episode 15, Series 13

Friday June 25 at 10:15am

Heart Of The Home

Episode 15 | Series 13

Lillian (75) has pancreatic cancer and low blood pressure. Dennis (78) tripped, damaging his ribs and 32 year old Carolyn fell and banged her head while out with friends.

Episode 15, Series 13

Friday June 25 at 6:35pm

Heart Of The Home

Episode 15 | Series 13

Lillian (75) has pancreatic cancer and low blood pressure. Dennis (78) tripped, damaging his ribs and 32 year old Carolyn fell and banged her head while out with friends.

Episode 15, Series 13

Saturday June 26 at 2:05am

Heart Of The Home

Episode 15 | Series 13

Lillian (75) has pancreatic cancer and low blood pressure. Dennis (78) tripped, damaging his ribs and 32 year old Carolyn fell and banged her head while out with friends.

Episode 9, Series 15

Saturday June 26 at 7:30am

From This Day Forward

Episode 9 | Series 15

David (74) has fallen from a ladder, John (92) suffers a head injury and Minnie (98) has a suspected blood clot.

Episode 10, Series 15

Saturday June 26 at 8:20am

Leap Of Faith

Episode 10 | Series 15

Aydigul (38) has sepsis and Winnie (52), a swollen bite. Dr Ahmed tries to save a woman with a 'AAA'.

Episode 9, Series 15

Sunday June 27 at 2:55am

From This Day Forward

Episode 9 | Series 15

David (74) has fallen from a ladder, John (92) suffers a head injury and Minnie (98) has a suspected blood clot.

Episode 10, Series 15

Sunday June 27 at 3:45am

Leap Of Faith

Episode 10 | Series 15

Aydigul (38) has sepsis and Winnie (52), a swollen bite. Dr Ahmed tries to save a woman with a 'AAA'.

Episode 16, Series 16

Sunday June 27 at 1:10pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 16 | Series 16

Follow patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George's Emergency Department in south west London.

Episode 17, Series 16

Sunday June 27 at 2:00pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 17 | Series 16

Follow patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George's Emergency Department in south west London.

Episode 1, Series 14

Monday June 28 at 10:15am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 1 | Series 14

The stories of two patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Rich (35) has been involved in a high-speed collision with another vehicle on the M25 and Justin (36) has a life…

Episode 1, Series 14

Monday June 28 at 6:35pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 1 | Series 14

The stories of two patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Rich (35) has been involved in a high-speed collision with another vehicle on the M25 and Justin (36) has a life…

Episode 1, Series 14

Tuesday June 29 at 2:05am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 1 | Series 14

The stories of two patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Rich (35) has been involved in a high-speed collision with another vehicle on the M25 and Justin (36) has a life…

Episode 2, Series 14

Tuesday June 29 at 10:15am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 2 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. 20 year old Jacob is rushed to A&E after crashing his car into a wall. 82 year old Joan is brought in by her daughter…

Episode 2, Series 14

Tuesday June 29 at 6:35pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 2 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. 20 year old Jacob is rushed to A&E after crashing his car into a wall. 82 year old Joan is brought in by her daughter…

Episode 2, Series 14

Wednesday June 30 at 2:05am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 2 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. 20 year old Jacob is rushed to A&E after crashing his car into a wall. 82 year old Joan is brought in by her daughter…

Episode 3, Series 14

Wednesday June 30 at 10:15am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 3 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Samuel (24) has been involved in a motorcycle accident. Clive (70) comes in to A&E after struggling to breathe and…

Episode 3, Series 14

Wednesday June 30 at 6:35pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 3 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Samuel (24) has been involved in a motorcycle accident. Clive (70) comes in to A&E after struggling to breathe and…

Episode 3, Series 14

Thursday July 1 at 2:00am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 3 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Samuel (24) has been involved in a motorcycle accident. Clive (70) comes in to A&E after struggling to breathe and…

Episode 4, Series 14

Thursday July 1 at 10:15am

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 4 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Christie (25) is rushed to St George's with severe burns. Joe (23) has been stabbed in the thigh and 2 year old Freddie…

Episode 4, Series 14

Thursday July 1 at 6:35pm

24 Hours In A&E

Episode 4 | Series 14

The stories of three patients filmed over 24 hours at St George's. Christie (25) is rushed to St George's with severe burns. Joe (23) has been stabbed in the thigh and 2 year old Freddie…

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