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No one, let’s face it, really wants to see the inside of an ambulance.

But as W’s series about the West Midlands Ambulance Service returns for a second run, it’s undeniable that this is simple but gripping television.

First up, a stabbing in Wolverhampton, where a man who was taking a short cut through a park has had a six-inch blade plunged into his head and back.

If it’s punctured his lung he’s in trouble, and the hospital is 13 miles away.

And 24-year-old Olivia is in an equally distressed state, but is the diarrhoea and vomiting causing her severe abdominal pain, or is it something worse?

Continues tomorrow.