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For three weeks, this daytime series gives us unprecedented access to the A&E, Maternity, Day Surgery and Paediatrics units across Queen’s Hospital in Romford, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, and the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle.

A single bed in each unit gets the fixed-rig documentary treatment, and the result is a rich portrait of life on the NHS frontline, showing the huge variety of patients, from a toddler with respiratory problems to a lady with Parkinson’s. The scale of the NHS operation, and the miracles performed as routine, are mindblowing.