Secret Life Of The Hospital Bed

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Series 1 · Episode 1

Filmed over a six week period, the daily workings of the NHS are shown. Five hospitals across London are featured with surgeons, consultants and bed managers all sharing their professional experiences.

Series 1 · Episode 2

Filmed over a six week period, the daily workings of the NHS are shown. Five hospitals across London are featured with surgeons, consultants and bed managers all sharing their professional experiences.

Series 1 · Episode 3

Filmed over a six week period, the daily workings of the NHS are shown. Five hospitals across London are featured with surgeons, consultants and bed managers all sharing their professional experiences.

Series 1 · Episode 4

At Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital the Day Surgery Unit sees a high proportion of elderly patients. Bed 23 is ready for retired builder, 7 3 year old Peter, who is having a biopsy to check his bladder for cancer.

Series 1 · Episode 5

In Birmingham's largest hospital, the Queen Elizabeth, 67 year old farmer Stephen has arrived with his wife Patricia. Bed 32 in Day Surgery is ready to greet him, so he can have much-needed surgery on his leg.

Series 1 · Episode 6

The Day Surgery Unit at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital treats around 100 patients every day. Bed 40 has been allocated to mum of two Lisa, who aged just 44 r is having a new battery fitted to her pacemaker.

Series 1 · Episode 7

It's a busy day at the Romford's Queen's Hospital. Bed 7 has been joined by a first time Mum to be, Shola who is 49 years old. Shola and her husband have wanted children for two decades and now they are expecting triplets!

Series 1 · Episode 8

In Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary Bed 9 is ready to meet 36 year old cyclist Chris, who has been hit by a car in the city centre. He's in a lot of pain and needs to be sent to x-ray immediately!

Series 1 · Episode 9

It's a busy day in the A&E Department at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. 63 year old Howard has been rushed into Resus Bed 2 with a head trauma having fallen off a ladder. He lost consciousness and doctors are also worried.

Series 1 · Episode 10

In Bed 7 at Romford's Queen's Hospital Maternity Unit, 33 year old Iona and her husband are being looked after, as her waters have broken. Iona was scheduled for a C-Section first thing the next day!

Series 1 · Episode 11

In Romford's Queen's Hospital Maternity Unit Bed 7 is looking after 29 year old Lauren, who is hoping to have her dream birth. Her contractions started early in the morning and husband Robert is at her bedside.

Series 1 · Episode 12

At the Day Surgery Unit in Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital Shirley has come in to have a stent put into her heart. She's had the procedure done before over ten years ago, but needs to have it re-done.

Series 1 · Episode 13

At The Great North Children's Hospital in Newcastle Bed 27 is looking after 12 year old Patrick, who's come in with lower back pain, as a result of a collision during rugby practice.

Series 1 · Episode 14

Over in Romford's Queen's Hospital Maternity Unit Bed 7 is looking after 28 year old single mum Shirley who is being assessed after her waters broke in the cafe downstairs, she was keen on having a water birth!

Series 1 · Episode 15

At The Great North Children's Hospital in Newcastle 30 year old Harvey has been shown to Bed 27. He was playing badminton at school and after landing at a funny angle on his right leg, he has trouble bending his leg.

Episode 16

Series 1 · Episode 16

In Barnsley Hospital's emergency department 42 year old Michelle has been rushed in by ambulance having suffered her second stroke. Bed 12 is ready to look after her and doctors must react quickly to limit the damage that can be fatal.

Episode 17

Series 1 · Episode 17

In Queen Elizabeth Hospital Day Surgery is 31 year old former Marine, Matt, who lost part of his lower leg while serving in Afghanistan. By his side is wife Amy and they are hoping that the procedure will make exercising more bearable.

Episode 18

Series 1 · Episode 18

70 year old retired cleaner, Christine, has come in for an operation on her finger. She developed complications when a splinter went septic causing permanent damage and pain to her finger.

Series 1 · Episode 19

64 year-old grandfather of three Charles has been rushed in with severe pain in his abdomen. Doctors are concerned that he may have a potentially life threatening bowel blockage.

Episode 20

Series 1 · Episode 20

56 year-old Elaine has been rushed into hospital gasping for breath. She has a tube in her neck to allow her to breathe, but it's become blocked. Doctors must react quickly to clear her airway.