The Hospital: Life on the Line: Episode 3 (Channel 5, Monday, 17 June 2024)

Channel 5 Medical Documentary

The Hospital: Life on the Line returns with another insightful episode, airing on Channel 5 on Monday, 17 June 2024. The episode offers a profound look into the lives of patients facing heart-related challenges and the dedicated staff at the NHS Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank, who are committed to providing both physical and emotional support.

In this episode, we meet 48-year-old Joanna, who initially believed she had contracted COVID-19, only to discover that she was experiencing heart failure and urgently required a heart transplant. Unfortunately, her health deteriorates further after two unsuccessful attempts to find a compatible heart.

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The episode also focuses on 21-year-old social work student Hayley, who has a rare heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallow. Hayley and her parents are faced with an anxious wait as she undergoes a seven-hour open-heart surgery to replace one of her heart valves.

Additionally, we witness the story of retired heating engineer Chris, who moved to Scotland with his family after suffering a heart attack six years ago. Now, he finds himself facing urgent heart surgery due to coronary artery disease.

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The Hospital: Life on the Line: Episode 3 airs on Monday, 17 June 2024, at 10:00 PM on Channel 5.

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