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Documentary series taking a detailed look at ambulance services.

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Series 7: Episode 5

Ambulance - Series 7: Episode 5

The North West Ambulance Service are struggling with a spike in staff sickness from Covid-19, which is making it hard to meet the demand for 999 responses. A decision is made to ...

14-09-2021

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Series 7: Episode 4

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The night shift is in full swing as we join the team in control responding to reports of a man walking on the railway tracks. Advanced paramedic Ian is immediately dispatched to ...

14-09-2021

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Series 7: Episode 3

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The staff of North West Ambulance Service care for the 1.4 million people of Merseyside during the most deadly phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. \n\nThe morning shift begins with ...

07-09-2021

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Series 7: Episode 2

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As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic grips the entire country, the pressure mounts on the NHS in the north west. Twenty per cent of staff are off due to Covid, and if dem ...

31-08-2021

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Series 7: Episode 1

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The North West Ambulance Service serves 1.4 million people across Merseyside. Cameras follow their crews while the whole of the country is in lockdown, and in addition to the pr ...

24-08-2021

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Series 6: Episode 8

Ambulance - Series 6: Episode 8

It’s 10pm on Friday night, and Abbie and Ben, along with Kieran and Mick, are amongst the 320 crews on duty in the capital. Reports are coming in of an armed male on the l ...

16-11-2020

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Series 6: Episode 7

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It's Saturday night, and call handler Erin answers a 999 call from a distressed relative who has found their loved one hanging. This is the first time Erin has answered a c ...

09-11-2020

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Series 6: Episode 6

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The shift starts with a call in progress for a patient who has been found walking into the Thames. Ambulance crew Sarah and David are immediately dispatched. They arrive to find ...

02-11-2020

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Series 6: Episode 5

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It is Halloween and in the control room, B watch are on duty and expecting a busy night. A call from the London Fire Brigade requesting assistance at a fire in a block of flats ...

26-10-2020

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Series 6: Episode 4

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It’s payday weekend for millions of Londoners, and the 370 ambulance crews on duty are busy caring for the capital. Thirty minutes into the night shift, police request urg ...

19-10-2020

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Series 6: Episode 3

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We join the staff of the London Ambulance Service on a Monday morning. Forty-seven call handlers are on duty to answer emergency calls from across London. Control will be dispat ...

12-10-2020

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Series 6: Episode 2

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Filmed in the autumn of 2019. Cameras follow a new cast of characters from the London Ambulance Service as they care for the nine million people of the city.\n\nAdvanced Paramed ...

05-10-2020

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Series 6: Episode 1

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Filmed in the autumn of 2019, cameras follow a new cast of characters from the London Ambulance Service as they care for the nine million people of the city.\n\nAmbulance crew K ...

28-09-2020

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Series 4: Episode 4

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This episode offers an unparalleled insight into how the staff in the control room and ambulance crews on the ground help patients from across Greater Manchester as they race to ...

10-12-2018

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Series 3: Episode 8

Ambulance - Series 3: Episode 8

This episode follows West Midlands Ambulance Service over three shifts in Staffordshire, where crews are dealing with an increasing number of social issues, drug and alcohol mis ...

03-12-2018

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Series 3: Episode 7

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This episode covers two shifts with paramedics of West Midlands Ambulance Service, as Royal Stoke Hospital struggles to cope with the volume of patients being brought in.\n\nA F ...

26-11-2018

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Series 4: Episode 3

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This third episode joins the team as they are being kept busy dealing with with a repeat caller who moves around Manchester's canals on his barge.\n\nScott and Ana are the ...

07-11-2018

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Series 4: Episode 2

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This second episode joins the team at the start of a 12-hour night shift, just as a mother in distress is calling for help to her 19-year-old daughter who is self-harming. Param ...

31-10-2018

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Series 4: Episode 1

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The Bafta-winning series returns with a focus on the work of the North West Ambulance Service, joining the staff and crews as they deal with 11,000 calls over a busy weekend whe ...

24-10-2018

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Series 3: Episode 6

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It's the last Saturday night before Christmas and it was always going to be a busy night for the service, with controller Sui having to prioritise stabbing victims and repo ...

11-07-2018

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Series 3: Episode 5

Ambulance - Series 3: Episode 5

A specialist paramedic crew is sent to a shooting and a machete attack, but on this shift apparently lower priority jobs prove just as troubling and more time consuming.

04-07-2018

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Series 3: Episode 4

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West Midlands Ambulance Service has seen a 30 per cent rise in calls relating to mental health in the past three years. Paramedics have limited training in mental health, and th ...

27-06-2018

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Series 3: Episode 3

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In an average week, crews across the West Midlands respond to 30 stabbings. Pete and Matt, a specialist trauma team, are called to treat the victim of a brutal knife attack. The ...

21-06-2018

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Series 3: Episode 2

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New Year's Eve is the busiest shift of the year for West Midlands Ambulance Service. Extra staff is brought in to care for those in need, but the night does not go as planned.

14-06-2018

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Series 3: Episode 1

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This first episode opens with West Midlands Ambulance Service call assessor Shanie as she deals with the cries of a woman in labour. Shanie has just graduated from training, but ...

07-06-2018

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Episode 3

Ambulance - Episode 3

11-10-2016

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Episode 2

Ambulance - Episode 2

04-10-2016

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Episode 1

Ambulance - Episode 1

27-09-2016

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