The primetime Channel 5 series that documents on the spot medical decisions and procedures that can reverse a fatal trauma.


Following the heroes of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and the UK's leading trauma centre, the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, the series shows the split second decisions doctors and paramedics make that can mean the difference between life and death.


Each episode offers a rare insight into the Trauma Doctors' thoughts and decision making process using a unique ‘inner monologue’ technique, giving viewers a glimpse into the life of the individuals who are at the sharp end of advanced medical procedure at the roadside and in the trauma bays.