‘We physically don’t have the opportunity to give the level of care we have been trained to offer, that I want to offer and that I should be giving to my patients. And you feel guilty about it. I feel guilty a lot of the time,’ says junior doctor Sam, one of 60,000 in the NHS.
Filmed at Northampton General Hospital, this documentary series is a stark portrayal of what our NHS is facing each and every day. Too many patients, too few staff, not enough beds and no money.
It equals a system at breaking point. When it will break nobody knows, but at some point it will – and the consequences of that are unthinkable.