Episode 1 S2, E1: A one-punch attack in the street leaves a man with a potentially devastating head injury, and trauma team leader Richard quickly realises he needs to perform emergency surgery on a bleed inside his brain.
When you are critically ill, time is the most valuable commodity you have. Nobody knows this better than the medical staff at Stoke's Royal University Hospital. These medical professionals allow the Channel 5 documentary series `Critical Condition' to take a peek into the world of speedy decisions and vital treatments. The staff makes difficult life-and-death decisions on a daily basis, and with extraordinary access to the trauma unit, the viewer gets insight into how hospital staff work to save the lives of their sickest and most injured patients.