A Few Good Men

Jul 17, 2013 on Channel 4 at 9:00 PM


The King's medical team deal with challenges ranging from a critically-injured dad to an aggravated prisoner. Staff nurse Graeme is punched and bitten by a prisoner who's been brought in for treatment. The team have to restrain their patient befor... (more)e they can give him the care he needs. Father-of-two Tony, who's 59, is rushed in by helicopter medics after being badly hurt in a head-on road traffic collision. He was trapped in his van and had to be cut free. He has a dislocated hip and a smashed knee and can't feel his right leg, plus he has broken ribs and a collapsed lung. It's especially difficult for his parents: Tony's brother Dean died at King's from a brain haemorrhage when he was 17 and they face the prospect of losing another son at the hospital. Another patient arrives under police escort after a crash following a high-speed car chase. But just as doctors begin to diagnose him, he leaps out of bed and tries to escape. Medical and security staff scramble to catch and restrain him. Meanwhile, 85-year-old Eric has ongoing stomach problems. He and his partner Helen first met in the 1960s, but things didn't work out. They met again by chance at a doctor's surgery almost 30 years later and have stayed together since. And 79-year-old Jim has breathing difficulties. He quickly strikes up a rapport with the female staff and muses on what it means to be a gentleman, how to look after yourself in a fight and the importance of family.

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