24 Hours in A&E Season 13

Season 13

24 Hours in A&E Season 13

First Air Date: May 31, 2017

First Aired on    :   2017
Episodes    :   12 episodes



Episodes

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13x12 Love Conquers All (August 30, 2017)


This episode of RTS award-winning 24 Hours in A&E explores the power of love when a man is involved in a serious bicycle collision and an elderly lady becomes unwell at home. Stuart, who's 40, is transferred from another hospital after being involved in a high-speed collision with multiple cyclists during a race. His fiancée Tracy was in Italy at the time of the accident. She says 'I thought I was going to lose him.' Stuart is rushed for emergency surgery after a CT scan reveals that he's bleeding internally. Elicia-Jean, who's 83, collapsed at home after experiencing dizziness. Doctors suspect that she may have an infection. Her son Stephen talks about Elicia-Jean's transition from life with her wealthy family in Sierra Leone to starting again in England with his dad.


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13x11 Supporting Cast (August 24, 2017)


John, who's 64, is brought to St George's in an induced coma, having been thrown from his bicycle at high speed. As doctors scan John to check for internal injuries, his wife Pauline explains how she has always been an anxious person and was medically retired. She talks about John's invaluable help dealing with her anxieties. Drama student Florian, who's 21, tripped and hurt his foot rushing to class. Florian and his fellow drama student Jake rehearse lines in the waiting room.


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13x10 My Guiding Star (August 16, 2017)


Mike, who's 79, collapsed in the street while walking his dog, Louie. His daughter Emma was driving along the same street when she saw Louie, then realised it was her father who had collapsed. Doctors give Mike medication to try and stabilise his very high heart rate. Meanwhile, his wife Rita talks about how important he is to her. Chartered surveyor Andrew, who's 53, tripped on a paving slab on his way to work and has a suspected dislocated shoulder. His daughter Hannah is surprised that such an innocuous accident brought him to A&E: 'the amount of miles he sails, his speedboats, he does all this crazy stuff, and we ended up in A&E with him because he tripped on a paving slab.


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13x09 Forget Me Not (August 09, 2017)


Head teacher Emma needs a CT scan following a cycling collision with a bus, Josh has severe back pain and Pamela is worried she has a blood clot in her leg


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13x08 Broken Heart (July 26, 2017)


Joan, who's 80, has severe pain in her chest, arm and jaw. Consultant Sarah is concerned that Joan's heart is struggling and requests an urgent blood test and heart trace. Joan's daughters Sarah and Sue talk about how their parents were only 16 when they first met at a local dance, how they were together ever since, how they would hold hands in bed every night, and how Joan lost her husband - and they lost their father - just six months ago. Roofer Mark, who's 54, has fallen 10 feet off a ladder. Doctors are concerned that the impact may have broken bones in his pelvis and spine. Mark's wife Sarah talks about the 11-year age gap in their relationship, and how she proposed to him and they were engaged on her 18th birthday.


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13x07 Special Relationships (July 12, 2017)


Lee, who's 36, is rushed to St George's after being involved in a high-speed road traffic collision. As doctors examine Lee, his wife Emily reveals that Lee lost his best friend months earlier in a similar collision.


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13x06 Lost and Found (July 05, 2017)


This episode of RTS award-winning 24 Hours in A&E explores how loss and grief can test even the strongest marriages and how finding love for a second time can save you. Kim, who's 58, has been run over by a lorry and suffered severe blood loss. Her partner Andy was with her at the scene. Doctors are concerned that nerves and tissue in Kim's leg may have suffered irreparable damage and she may need an emergency operation. Kim explains how the death of her young son in a road traffic accident destroyed her first marriage: 'I just wanted to suffer and I did for quite a few years until I met Andy,' she says. 'But he's changed everything.' Patrick, who's 65, has fallen from a loft ladder. Doctors are concerned that he may have fractured his pelvis and spine.


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13x05 Game of Chance (June 28, 2017)


David, who's 29, is airlifted to St George's following a head on collision at speed. His girlfriend Emily drives for two hours to the hospital, with thoughts of serious internal injuries flashing through her mind.


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13x04 Road to Freedom (June 21, 2017)


Michelle, who's 49, is rushed to St George's after having a collision with a car while riding her motorbike on a dual carriageway. Emergency care nurse Lee, who also has a passion for motorbikes, asks to be the nurse in charge of her care.


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13x03 Growing Pains (June 14, 2017)


Lewis, who's 18, has come off a motorbike and collided with two cars. Sam, who's 27, fainted and cut his lips while smoking a Cuban cigar at a barbecue.


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13x02 Love Through the Ages (June 07, 2017)


Judith, who's 79, is airlifted to St George's after being involved in a road traffic collision. Consultant Will is concerned that she may have a pelvic fracture and life-threatening internal bleeding, and declares her condition 'code red'.


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13x01 Just Seventeen (May 31, 2017)


Three young men from different walks of life are brought in to the A&E department of St George's Hospital in London, including 17-year-old Shea, who has serious stab wounds and is sent to a high dependency unit. Fellow 17-year-old Bob arrives after impaling his leg on a fence while taking a shortcut home from his boys' school, and 33-year-old James is brought in by ambulance after fainting at home