A Londoner’s day is packed with hazards. We have to mind the gap, leap out of the way of rogue cycle couriers and deal with the coffee rage of complete strangers in Starbucks, and that’s all before midday. It’s no wonder so many of us end up in need of urgent medical attention. Frankly with all the pollution and pigeons we ought to pat ourselves on the back for being so hardy. King’s College Hospital is down in Denmark Hill, and its Accident and Emergency Department treats around 130,000 patients a year with injuries and conditions which span the enormous scale of bizarre to life-threatening. In series 2 of this award-winning documentary, Channel 4 have documented the incredible work the hospital’s team carry out and the amazing stories which constantly tumble through their doors. 24 Hours in A&E is charming, moving, and yet another great reason to be proud of being a Londoner.
Read more about supporting King’s College Hospital and exclusive Q&As with some of the stars of 24 Hours in A&E at togetherwecan.org.uk. Watch it on Wednesdays at 9pm on Channel 4.