Filmed over four months, this incredibly powerful and personal story provides a unique perspective on life on the NHS frontline. Dr Saleyha Ahsan filmed her own journey through the second wave of the Covid crisis, capturing the pressure and personal tragedies she faced with remarkable intimacy. Her compelling story is unprecedented, and also includes the unexpected when she has to cope with a surge in patients which includes her own father. This special Dispatches film also shows the emotional and physical burden faced by friends and colleagues, and how they have come close to breaking point with the psychological toll of fighting to keep patients alive.
Condition Critical: One Doctor’s Story – Monday 8pm on Channel 4