Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH

Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is a ground-breaking, six episode documentary series set in Vancouver General Hospital’s emergency room. A dedicated medical team struggle around the clock against a never-ending onslaught of injuries, assaults and oddities. Triumphs are quickly celebrated, moments of levity are treasured and lost lives are silently mourned.  With unprecedented access to one of the busiest emergency rooms in British Columbia, this series imbeds the viewer at the epicenter of controlled chaos. It’s gripping, heartbreaking and a totally unforgettable view of local heroes saving lives.

Watch the show: http://er.knowledge.ca/episode/full-moon

Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is a collaboration between Knowledge Network, Lark Productions and Vancouver Coastal Health. During the filming of this series, extensive effort was taken to respect the privacy of all patients. Certain names, characteristics and details have also been altered, added, or removed to protect patient privacy.